Inspirational Quotes from Graham Russell

I’m a big fan of simplicity, especially with songs and I try not to make them complicated. I just make them simple and let people absorb that message themselves. That’s my theory.

Graham Russell

The name Air Supply sort of came from nowhere. I get a lot of my things in dreams and I just had a dream about it one night, and I woke up and said that’s just got to be the name. That was in 1975.

Graham Russell

I like kind of varied songs, not just the same song all the time. And I thought things like ‘Too Sentimental’ is a different thing for us, but it works and we love the way they all came out. There’s definitely varied songs on there.

Graham Russell

I think for anything to change, in the real world, people have got to change on the inside and that’s what we want to start, to get people to think and do more themselves and get involved in whatever they want to get involved with.

Graham Russell

I think with any songwriter the first 1,000 songs are always terrible.

Graham Russell

I think ‘All Out of Love’ is my favorite song because it’s been the most successful. It’s been in about 30 movies, it’s been a number one record, and it keeps getting played on the radio, it’s always somewhere.

Graham Russell

I think about everything first. I think about the scenario: the story and the characters, what I’m trying to say and I’ll think about that for a couple of days until it’s all locked in and then when I get to an instrument it’ll just fall out. But the song’s kind of all ready there in my head.

Graham Russell

We sing songs about love because we love the people we sing our songs to!

Graham Russell

Australians are very provincial in many ways. If they feel that you’ve used them as a stepping stone to bigger things, they resent it.

Graham Russell

I’m a big techno fan. I love that thumping kick drum. We heard a version of ‘Lost in Love’ and it was thrash metal. It sounded cool!

Graham Russell

I write every day.

Graham Russell

I’m playing great music with great people and so there’s no reason to stop.

Graham Russell