Jennifer Nettles Quotes
I think art, more than anything else, helps humans to synthesize emotion and to synthesize parts of ourselves, so therefore, as an artist, I feel a responsibility to try and facilitate that synthesis.
I feel very grateful that I have never had to be or ever chosen to be or accidentally found myself to be in the space of the other woman.
You can't un-have an experience. You can deny the experience; you can process it and try to get through it, but you can't change the fact that it happened to you.
When we were at the CMT Awards this year, Robert Plant was there. What an icon, I love him... But I can't go up and speak to him, because I don't want to seem like a goob.
The whole impetus behind going solo was an artistic inspiration in the sense that, obviously, success is fantastic. But as one becomes successful and gets branded with a certain sound, if the brand starts to become more of the focus than the evolution of the art, then that's putting the cart before the horse.
I remember thinking, 'Downward dog' is so not a resting pose!' Now it actually can be.
I think you have to go and fill your cup and do so diversely; otherwise, then you burn out.
I feel fiery in my life. I feel fiery in my art.
If I go way back to Loretta Lynn, I always cite her as being able to capture what I think is every woman's story... she very openly used her art as an expression of what she was going through in her life. So that authenticity is something I admire.
I would love to be on 'Glee,' thus furthering the myth that I'm a gay man.
I've actually performed at Gay Pride in Atlanta three times in my career. I've always had a large gay following, particularly in the lesbian community. I am grateful for that. To me, it means my music transcends categories. It also means that I'm a cute girl singing a rock song in an alto voice!
One thing I know for sure - this motherhood thing is not for sissies.
The two questions I always ask myself are 'What if' and 'Why not?
Theater is definitely something that, through the course of my childhood and even in college, I enjoyed participating in. I would love to do theater, or as far as movies or television goes, if the right thing came along I would definitely entertain it.
I have a sweet tooth the size of Connecticut. It's a problem.
Fans talk to me about how 'Country Christmas' has become a holiday tradition for them and that they all watch to start their holiday season. To be a part of people's holiday traditions is a real joy.
I have musical ADD or something, and I get bored doing the same thing over and over. I love different sounds, different influences.
I really enjoy just hanging out at my house since I never get to be there.
I've learned how my own perfectionism can cripple me.
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