49 Total Quotes

Alicia Keys Quotes

If I want to be alone, some place I can write, I can read, I can pray, I can cry, I can do whatever I want - I go to the bathroom.
Alicia Keys
#American Musician

Let Me Love You.
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#Desire

A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes.
Alicia Keys
#American Musician

Once people see this 'Unplugged,' I just want them to feel the spontaneity, to feel passionate, ... I want you to see another side of me, that's free, and feel where my head is, where whatever happens, happens. I want you to feel inspired.
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#People

My dad was the football coach for the high school a few years ago and I wanted to play football with my older brother Gary on the unlimited,
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#Football

I'm definitely praying for the people in Louisiana. I'm hoping that'll pass without too much heartache and pain.
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#Pain

The climate of today is not really focused as much as it was then on being able to speak about different cultural issues or different situations that were going on politically.
Alicia Keys
#Climate

Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses , and it is right up my alley, that whole style. It has a style of its own but still stays very true to the classic arrangement, and I love it.
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#Horses

I kinda doubted him -- I'm kinda keeping it real. But I think he put his mind to it and he focused and he handled it pretty fly.
Alicia Keys
#Mind

I believe Aids is the most important issue we face, because how we treat the poor is a reflection of who we are as a people.
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#American Musician

I love the song. And I love Bono. I believe AIDS is the most important issue we face ... I urge everyone to recognize the extreme disaster Africa is facing and step up.
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#Love

A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't get the opportunity to be shown. Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided, and I feel like it's such a colorful world.
Alicia Keys
#American Musician

Pita stands for pain in the ass. That's what he and I both are -- so watch out.
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#Pain

It's an honor to step into the spotlight of the MTV Unplugged concert series and share in the legacy that MTV has created with previously great Unplugged performances, ... This MTV Unplugged is such an amazing and eclectic musical experience which enabled me to arrange the songs with a new perspective, express myself musically, and connect with my fans on a different level then ever before. It's an honor that MTV is bringing back Unplugged for me and I can't wait for you to hear these new songs! You're going to love them.
Alicia Keys
#Honor

It is definitely moving into a new direction, ... I feel it will be more raw, more aggressive, more in your face. You can picture Joe Cocker and Janis Joplin -- very gorgeous, strong songs.
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#Direction

Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics.
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#Poems

I think Mariah is going to have a great night. It's very nice to see people not give up.
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#Night

Let's keep trying to reach that higher ground. I forever want to reach that higher ground.
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#Trying

Honestly, payola has existed since the beginning of the music business so it's not like its some brand new thing that never happened before.
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#Beginning

I have a lot of strange ideas and brainstorms.
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#Ideas

Absolutely, I would love to do Broadway.
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#Love

I'm really in shape during the whole year,
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#Shape

It runs through the blood, ... My mother is an actress. I grew up in the theatre. I am an actress. I acted before I even sang, in fact. And it's perfect for me. I feel the connection between music and film is very close. Both are very passionate and very much about evoking an emotion from people, and so that is my plan.
Alicia Keys
#Mother

He taught me so much, ... Hot Buttered Soul.
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#Soul

There's a lot of nice people on my team but there were a lot of nice people on my team last year.
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#People

My coming here has helped. I have been able to speak and meet the people who are experiencing the problem. Now I understand very well what is happening and I can work with the image in mind.
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#People

We all know what a terrible impact AIDS is having on Africa. I have come and shown my dedication. I am dedicated to that cause and hope you are dedicated as well.
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#Dedication

I feel like B sides are always better, no matter whose record it is.
Alicia Keys
#American Musician

I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to New Kids on the Block.
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#American Musician

I really like to live my life in a low-key fashion.
Alicia Keys
#American Musician