We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Funky Quotes from Jacob Collier, Dan Fogler, Guy Fieri, Bobbi Brown, Dabo Swinney. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Woke Up Today’ is a number of different sections compounded together. There’s the melodica solo section which is three divisions; there’s the really funky thing in eleven before that, there’s the chorus and verse and there’s the ending which slows down and speeds up.
I love movies; many an afternoon skipping school were spent in a funky, run-down Brooklyn movie theater.
If it tastes really good, and it’s funky, it’s funkalicous. If the guy making it is funky, he’s funkintacious.
I love old funky things. Color just makes me happy, and things all lined up.
I love that about college football. I love all the funky matchups. I love the Funky Cold Medina Poulan Weed Eater Bowl. I love all of that. I like the crazy games. There’s obviously a market for it because them TVs love to put it on there.
My personal style is kind of tomboy-boho chic! Sort of funky but simple.
We never know what the Street is going to do with the funky trading.
With James Brown, I just learn the lyrics and then get out there and get funky with it and let my spirit free. But doing Charles Bradley, it’s a lot of true, intimate words coming out of me that show me the picture inside myself.
Growing up, I admired old cars. In Chicago, on the South Side, people didn’t have the newest cars, but one thing I always noticed was that they took good care of their cars. It was a pride thing. Even if you had a funky Oldsmobile, you kept it clean. You changed the oil. You took a toothbrush to the rims.
It’s like James Brown used to say… I don’t know, but whatever I play it’s got to be funky.
Seattle’s support system got me through those early, difficult years. It was a very funky, very friendly, very relaxed place that had it all for a writer.
I’m dead serious about my craft and just really serious about making music in itself. I take pride in making songs and albums where no two songs sound alike. That’s the challenge and that’s what it’s all about, to keep it original and fresh and funky.
I thought I was a hippie, bro. I wore Birkenstocks every day. I went to a Christian high school, so I was pretty funky. The teachers didn’t give me a hard time, though, even though I was totally way out of line in terms of my dress code.
I love ‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’ because it’s a real kids’ show. There hasn’t been a real kids’ show since ‘Dora the Explorer.’ It mixes hip-hop with being a kid. Hip-hop came from youths anyway. It’s just a great, funky show.
I am working on a dress sock line of funky, colorful, cool designs.
I was a funky kid.
I’ve always loved the mixture of crushing live drums with a programmed groove, that really cool blend, like in the verse there’s a really funky drum beat that is programmed then it comes in to the chorus; you’ve got that enormous human feel where the band kicks in.
I have a high range. Sometimes I sound like Stevie Winwood. Some people say I sound like Peter Gabriel. Some of the songs I write are funky. Others are slow. Some are ponderous, and some are there to shock. I must say some are pretty damn good, too.
I always say dad was a lot more funky than people think.
I love Major League Soccer, covered the first game in 1996 in a funky stadium in San Jose, and I applaud just about every move that its commissioners, Garber and Doug Logan, have made.
I don’t like posh hotels. I like small, eclectic hotels, and luxury for me would mean really good company with good food in a really funky, beautiful house in the middle of a field where someone came and serviced the place for us.
When I was first going out to funky events, it was a lovely kind of music to dance to – it had such a nice vibe.
I at least have to cut my hair. I can’t do the whole man bun, funky long hair thing anymore.
I’m not afraid of colours. In fact, I love them. I like experimenting and wear funky colours for fun.
I would love to design a car. And shoes, like funky Keds maybe.
We already do a couple numbers with chairs – chairs being a classic, Bob Fosse-ish, showbizzy prop, but the punk element is that it’s just me and Stephanie and this funky band from Austin.
James Brown was my favorite, my absolute idol. Every time I played with him was like a music lesson, and I never thought I could be so funky! I mean, a white boy from Canada – a Jew – getting down with his funky bad self!
I love funky styles. Not preppy or rock, just funky!
You get funky things in Goa, so I like shopping there. Paris and Milan are also my preferred shopping destinations.
I saw ‘The War Wagon’ with John Wayne and Kirk Douglas, but it was dubbed into German. And it had Japanese subtitles and then this little strip with some Spanish words, and I’ve never forgotten that weird image. It was so magical and funky.
I’m the guy on the corner that is slightly peculiar but fun and funky.
There’s a lot of people over time who have brought out all these funky records that everybody has started jumping on like a catch phrase… When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records.
My closet is a sea of black pants, skirts, tops, and bags, so it’s great to come across a brand that makes me want to break out of my fashion rut! The Sequence Collection is an accessories line that is all about color, from funky woven bracelets to brightly-patterned bags.
I like to wear colourful clothes because they make me feel happy: short-shorts with funky tights and big jumpers are what I’m into. And I wear most things with hi-top trainers – I’m not a huge fan of heels.
I know how I like my house. I like it cute and cozy and a little funky, and I like it to feel lived in and worn, and I like the things inside of it to work. That’s all. And for me, it’s fine that my house’s interior suggests that I might not spend every waking moment thinking about how it looks.
Rita Ora can go real out there with her fashion, but then there’s some stuff that she does that I just love; I think it’s so cool and funky.
Brooklyn’s good. Brooklyn’s funky. Brooklyn’s happening.
Funk, I don’t think I have anything to do with funk. I’ve never considered myself funky.
I have always liked knives. Then somebody gave me one. Then somebody gave me another one. Then I liked having them and started buying them. I started finding ones I liked, ones with funky blades.
I wanted to make the kind of records that I heard in the discos that I danced in at that time. Funky, electronic sounds, while the musicians in the band were more rock oriented. This I suppose created the sound we know as Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
You can catch me in whatever’s funky, whatever’s got that swag. If it’s got that swag, I’m putting it on.
I’m the first to admit that we were totally dependent on a particular place and time… for us, seeing Minor Threat at the CBGB hardcore matinee was just as necessary a force in our lives as the Treacherous Three at Club Negril or the Funky Four + One More at the Rock Lounge.
I’m still Elliott Yamin. I’m still the funky white Jewish boy from Richmond, Va.
I was using tape loops for dancers and dance production. I had very funky primitive equipment, in fact technology wasn’t very good no matter how much money you had.
When I’m just tryna funk, it’s gonna be the Staple Singers, man – Pop Staples. And Ray Charles. Ray could take ‘Eleanor Rigby’ and make that funky.
I like Akon, I like some of Lil Wayne when he uses that funky voice. Anything progressive.
Some ideas you have to chew on, then roll them around a lot, play with them before you can turn them into funky science fiction.
MAC always has the cool, funky products.
I like to design funky things, and I love to mix prints and patterns together.
As time passed on, got to hear some players who were straight up funky, not just jazz. Nat Adderley, for instance – he’s a funky trumpet player, so he was my man.
I’m a big rock ‘n’ roll head, I love country music, I love yodeling music. But I’m still black and funky.
We listen to a lot of classical and a lot of jazz, and so you get some funky notes here and there. And we get a little experimental in some of the deeper tracks.
I’ve always seen myself as sort of this funky, eclectic artist.
I like very funky stuff – I tend to be attracted to flare pants and anything that has glitter.
Sabbath is always some of the best music ever. And the reason is because it grooves. It’s funky. It’s heavy. It’s got lots of great changes, twists, and turns.
I’ve seen young guys break down in those situations. They’re cruising along, playing great, then their minutes get funky and they fall apart. Some of them never recover.
I have seen great jazz musicians die obscure and drinking themselves to death and not really being able to get any work and working in small, funky jazz clubs.
You can tune your guitar funky, and something’s gonna come out. There’s no secret to it – either you got it, or you don’t.
I love music – anything that catches my ears – but it’s more about lots of rock ‘n’ roll and really funky electronic music.
I’ve tried coconut water straight up before, and to me, it’s a little funky.