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Chet Faker

Australian,  Musician
Total Quotes : 47
Work Hard Product Always

I always try to work hard and get things done as soon as possible, but never at the loss of quality of the product.

- Chet Faker

Bad Prepared A Good Thing

Hype is a good thing, but it can also be a bad thing if you aren't prepared to back it up.

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Big Baker Vocal

Chet Faker's a reference to the late Chet Baker. I'm a big fan of his vocal style; it's quite fragile and soft, and that was a style I wanted to take on.

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Dancers Why Yeah

All of my friends are really good dancers, which was initially why I never danced - we'd go out, and they would kill it, and I'd be like, 'Yeah, I'm just gonna sit at the bar.'

- Chet Faker

Point Some Rather

I hate fame. There's this assumption that everyone wants it - that by being a musician, I've signed up for it at some point. But personally, what I signed up for is sharing my music. I've always said I'd rather have four No. 10 songs than one No. 1 hit.

- Chet Faker

Want Wants Warming

All my ego wants is to be sitting by a lake in Italy. It doesn't want to be backstage, warming up.

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Love Groove Techno

I just love a slow groove. I feel so comfortable in it. But I listen to a lot of fast music, a lot of techno and house.

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Chapter Like Feels

An album is like a book or a diary or a snapshot... It just feels so like the end of a chapter when you finish one.

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Go Wear Could

I'd wear all APC if I could afford it and wasn't embarrassing to go head-to-toe in one brand.

- Chet Faker

Singing Crowd Like

I don't start my show at 200%. I like to go in slow, warm up the crowd, and bring them along with me. To hear everyone singing along is so great.

- Chet Faker

Nature Addicted Piled

I have an addictive personality. I was addicted to computer games... and then all that obsessive nature just piled into music.

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Race Knew Come

I came second in a 1,500-metre running race at school. I knew I couldn't have come first, so second was my version of first.

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Independent Behind Lot

I like a lot of independent brands - Melbourne's Kloke, Handsom and Neuw Denim, and Bassike in Sydney. It's easier to be proud of what you're wearing if you've met the people behind the brand and there's more of a personal story.

- Chet Faker

Some Had None

I have had a pretty hardcore crash course on living out of a suitcase. Some people take consistency in their lives for granted. When you have little to none, you discover it's kind of a nice thing.

- Chet Faker

End Human Beings Humanist

I'm a humanist at heart: at the end of the day, we are all human beings.

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Longest Became Stories

My biggest enemy for the longest time was my head. When I first became successful, it made me anxious because I was overthinking everything, and you hear so many 'fail' stories.

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Focus I Think Prefer

I think a lot of artists get confused when people like their music; they think that means people know and like them. I'm sure there's an element of truth to that, but to me, the music I make is what I'm most proud of. I prefer to focus on that and for people to focus on the music, too.

- Chet Faker

Like Instagram Oh My God

On my Instagram, lots of people tag me in photos of just dudes with beards, and they're like, 'Oh my God, I met Chet Faker' and I'm like, 'That doesn't even look like me.'

- Chet Faker

Career High Pursue

My high school career counsellor said I shouldn't pursue music as a career.

- Chet Faker

Art Form Art Form

You can't rush an art form.

- Chet Faker