Maria Doyle Kennedy Quotes.
Sometimes, when you are not feeling really good is when you tend to write songs because you are internalising everything, and you are examining your thought process, and you are quieter and quite still, so it is when you write things down.
I was inspired by my son on the song ‘The Most Beautiful People Are Broken.’ Life is an extra challenge for him. But he does it all with such great grace and courage.
I think everybody likes to play the villain. They’re always much more interesting characters.
Women are often expected to be more amiable or more pleasing or more submissive than men generally.
Nobody can raise your kids like you can yourself.
Acting is something that I really love when I am doing it, as it is interesting and fun to pretend to be someone else, but I don’t ever miss it when I am not doing it.
I didn’t go to drama school or anything, and I learned on the job. And it’s nice to have the chance to pretend to be other people. As a singer, though, I feel there’s much more of me in that. I’ve written the songs, I’m singing them, I’m exposing my feelings.
Nobody in my family plays music professionally, but I definitely grew up around the culture of when my parents got together, as well as a lot of eating and drinking going on, they would also sing – they sat around in a circle, and everyone had a party piece.