Music Quotes of the Week: Pussy Riot Schools Colbert While Flea Defends a Pre-Recorded Performance

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A summary of this week's news, via the mouths of musicians and media:


"The photographer kept saying 'Pop your hip out. Try to look cute. Big smiles, now.' And I was like 'I'm Number One in this country, not because I flirt and wink and all that shit, but because I've done exactly what I want to do'. So, no, he didn't get smiles".
Don't fuck with Lorde (Rolling Stone #1201)

"He has turned out to be something of a bad egg."
Conservative British newspaper The Daily Mail on Justin Bieber's recent arrests

"clay aiken's congress bid video is oddly great. not a sentence i would have thought id ever type"
Fun. guitarist, Jack Antonoff (Twitter)

"We can all be like that friend who took my mother and me in. A friend that shelters those in their time of need and who helps open a door to a new life in a renewed country, for all of our people. Thank you for watching and God bless you all."
Clay Aiken, in his Congress bid video


Stephen Colbert: "Vladimir [Putin] is a friend so I'm going to edit out anything bad say about him.
Nadya: "It's okay. We're making our own taping right now."
Colbert: "Well, you will be searched before you leave the building."
Nadya: "Well, we've had two years of practice hiding things from searches..."
Pussy Riot owning The Colbert Report

"I don't give a shit. I'm not Disney, where they have, like, an Asian girl, a black girl, and a white girl, to be politically correct, and, like, everyone has bright-colored T-shirts. You know, it's like, I'm not making any kind of statement. Anyone that hates on you is always below you, because they're just jealous of what you have."
Really, Miley Cyrus? Jealousy is the problem? 

"The NFL does not want to risk their show being botched by bad sound... Could we have plugged [our guitars] in and avoided bumming people out who have expressed disappointment that the instrumental track was pre-recorded? Of course... and this would be a non-issue. We thought it better to not pretend. It seemed like the realest thing to do in the circumstance."
Flea, on not playing live during the Super Bowl halftime show


"I wish more people would lose the stigma and treat addiction as the deadly and serious DISEASE that it is"
Demi Lovato, Twitter

"Just hearing about Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Devastating. What an amazingly gifted actor. RIP"
Justin Timberlake, Twitter

-- @Raemondjjjj

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