26 Most Famous Tom Delonge Quotes

26 Most Famous Tom Delonge Quotes

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Tom Delonge is a musician from California that was born on December 13, 1975. In seventh grade he developed a deep love for loud rock music and later went on to create his first successful band, Blink-182. The band hit the top of the charts with iconic songs such as “All The Small Things”. He left Blink-182 and went on to form a new band, Angels And Airwaves, that focuses of christian values.

“Angels and Airwaves shows are like an ascension to Heaven.”

“Do what you like and do it honestly.”

“Everyone else but me surfs. I grew up skateboarding, but I don’t even do that anymore. I’ll get hurt and die, … But if I die, I’ll sell more records. We’re thinking of doing that. Actually dying.”

“Everyone I talk to says stuff like, ‘Music sucks today,’ and I’m going to try and change all that.”

“Humor has become so cliche and boring that nothing’s funny anymore unless it involves something totally disgusting that offends somebody or makes them feel really uncomfortable.”

“I don’t believe that I’m better than anybody, but I do believe that I’ll try harder than most and I hope that people just join me for a little bit of a ride.”

“I don’t listen to punk any more, unless it’s right before I play. Not that I don’t like it, it’s nostalgic. But, it’s for kids and it should be… it’s not art, it’s expression.”

“I have to make music. If I don’t do it, I go crazy.”

“I know how big Blink are and I know the legacy with it and everything, but Angels & Airwaves, to my heart and to the people who like it, this is the release of my life.”

“I might be a dork, but I don’t want to be a jerk.”

“I think people buy our records because they finally see three guys that are funny and have personalities but play serious songs about things they can relate to … Kids say they can relate to what our songs are about. They feel like we’re their friends.”

“I would lose straight away if I went on ‘American Idol.”‘

“If you try to fix violence with violence, you do NOTHING but create violence.”

“In leaving negativity behind, you find something beautiful.”

“In ten years I will become president of the United States Of America.”

“It’s actually cool to be positive and optimistic and idealistic. It’s cool to see yourself doing beautiful, great things.”

“It’s all success if it’s what you need.”

“Life is a search for yourself.”

“Like millions of others, I have been plagued by the devastating effects of cancer hitting not one, but multiple members of my family.”

“My dad has had a rare form of leukemia since I was in about 7th grade.”

“Playing music in the wake of the Blink thing was like finding love in the middle of a war zone.”

“Records aren’t selling anymore; people are burning music.”

“The Angels shows are really intense. We play for a couple hours at a time. They’re very theatrical and full of audience interaction and emotion. I’ve seen a lot of people crying and stuff.
It’s a little bit like church, but it’s very secular.”

“The first song I sent over was Up All Night. People say that sounds like Angels on a Blink record. Well, no – that’s just me!”

“We were joking about enemas and I said, ‘We should call it.”

“We’re immature guys playing pranks on people, having fun.”