I always wanted to tell the truth, but I never had anybody to tell it to.
Alec is an American musician. His best known works include his song Let Me Down Slowly which marked his turning point in his music career.
The dance pop song ‘Faded’ has been praised for its catchy hook and beat, and has since gone on to gain recognition in numerous territories, including Australia, Canada, the UK and the US.
In 2017, he came up with a plan to promote his career by selling his music digitally and using the money to cover all his expenses during his European tour with his other band.
For the last 12 years Alec Benjamin has been writing for the BBC’s Science and Nature. He’s the author of several best-selling books including The Man Who Made Time and The Time Travellers Guide.
Alec Benjamin has been a guest on the TV show Horizon, he’s one of the presenters at the Royal Institution and in 2012 he received an OBE for services to science.
50 Alec Benjamin Quotes From His Lyrics & Sayings
There’s many different tours I’ve been on, and every one of them has been awesome, even if some haven’t been as big as others.
When you build a wall, you end up making sure you are no longer being loved by anyone.
This is the moment when the songwriter, Alec Benjamin, first realises that his lover has told him that she is in love with someone else.
Alec was already a guitarist, but he didn’t know how to read chords. He only knew how to play simple songs on guitar. So, he was searching for a way to learn how to play complex sounding songs.
The writer of this passage of poetry is Alec Benjamin.
Alec Benjamin and his character, Jacob, are going through one of those awkward times where you don’t really know how to talk to each other. If Jacob is walking somewhere, he hears a voice behind him and sees an opening door and he’s wondering if this person would open a door for him.
Alec Benjamin is a singer-songwriter who is trying to rescue his own life and he is going to use his music to do it.
I didn’t want to intrude because I knew I didn’t have all the facts but I couldn’t bear the thought of leaving her.
We used our last question to the room full of people to find out what they used to always forget in the morning by the water fountain. They were all very good and everyone had a great answer, like “the toothpaste” and “the keys”. But one person told us a really good answer and we loved it when she spoke.
10th of 50 Alec Benjamin Quotes
I am always a perfectionist and always want to do everything perfectly.
I met Alec Benjamin through his blog and through his music. He is not only a composer but he’s also the composer for the upcoming movie adaptation of “The Breakfast Club” which stars Jennifer Coolidge, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Andrew McCarthy. Alec is also the founder of the “A Day and Night in Music” series and his personal blog is a must read as he has taken on the role of a “musician’s musician” and his insights into the business of music are invaluable.
At school the children were not happy to go home at night because it made them very lonely, but at that time they were only young.
Alec is responsible for the lyrics of the songs he sings in this band. He spends a lot of time on the lyrics and hopes that people can hear the heart and soul he put into his lyrics.
There might not be a “secret” to Alec Benjamin’s nervousness, but it’s a nervousness I think we can all relate to. The Australian producer’s “Never Too Late” is his first new release since his 2014 album, “The Great Escape,” which saw him collaborate with a number of top DJs including Carl Cox, Seth Troxler, and Maceo Plex.
I’ve been living life, it’s been really awesome! The future is also pretty exciting! I am very happy to be graduating high school and going to college next year! I’ve also been to Asia on my many travels. I’ve made so many good memories and it’s been an amazing experience!
You can read more about Alec Benjamin and his work on the Gist.io website.
“I love this line, which is actually about the main character in the song (“He was just looking for trouble”), but I decided to give it a paraphrase because I couldn’t be bothered to read the song lyrics.”
Some of us do not have the luxury of time. We make time. We make it up. We make it for ourselves and others, and we make mistakes.
I was very careful to write her name on the page, making it look like it was her all along.
Alec has no reason to feel guilty. He’s done nothing to deserve being punished for the rest of his life.
20th of 50 Alec Benjamin Quotes
When people think of the time in which they currently live, they often think about the present. But it’s very important to think about the past.
Alec Benjamin wrote his first song when he was only 13. He had always played guitar, but didn’t know much about songwriting when he started playing and recording.
In the end, no matter how many times and how strongly he professes his love for the poor and powerless, whatever he does or fails to do in his life is going to be an incomplete or failed or partial expression of it.
When I found out Jack’s dad would be going to prison, I wanted to write him a note, but I was too angry and upset.
If I Killed Someone For You is the album opener “When I’m Gone” and Eminem mentions it as a song that inspired him to write some of his biggest hits. I couldn’t find out why he said that but it might have had something to do with the fact that his mom, who was from the suburbs of Chicago, moved to Detroit.
It’s a good idea to start looking at who has a big target on their back, especially in times like this when a lot of people are having a hard time.
Every time you curse my name you want to beat me up. I’m not going to oblige you.
While writing is always good, being happy to give yourself the time to write is important. If you’re in a really hard time, try to get some writing work done so that you can process it and work on improving your mood. It’s difficult to write when you’re in the middle of a hard time.
In 2001, Alec Benjamin was the leader of his junior high school talent show. He performed a cover of “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz, who was an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. While his friends were surprised, they also recognized his skills and talents he had been hiding from them, so they began to support him and encouraged him to sing more.
Let me down really slow. I want to do this slowly.
30th of 50 Alec Benjamin Quotes
I have to admit this is a very good point. It’s true that the fact of the matter is that the bad karma of doing the wrong thing will always come back to haunt you, but that’s a problem that has to be dealt with.
I think it’s funny that he said that and said it was so genuine when he did. He has a lot of respect for her. I think he actually watched her when we played at the Beacon she was there for the whole show, and he wanted to go up afterward and say hi to her, but he’s a very shy guy, he’s like a turtle. He’s very reserved, so I think it’s really cool how he said that was genuine and he really likes her.
Alec Benjamin didn’t care how many papers he wrote, the end would still not be him and me.
Alejandro is a good man, a kind man, a man with a heart of gold.
He loves his wife very much and he wants to save her.
Alec Benjamin started writing songs from the age of 10 when his family moved to a new town. He is the voice of the track “What is Love” and “If That’s What It Takes”, two songs from his sophomore album “The Dreamer” and recently released the project “Beautiful”.
I feel like a lonely spirit floating in deep space, thinking about my place in the world.
I think I know what he meant — there was a time when he could hide in plain sight, he could stay outside and not get hurt. That’s when life was easier for him.
It’s hard to imagine how people could feel that way. They just don’t understand how we can enjoy a moment together.
While he spends much of his time on the road, there are some days in which he does not leave the house. With so much time spent in front of a computer he might just be a bit more isolated than the average touring musician.
40th of 50 Alec Benjamin Quotes
Alec Benjamin told us he performed at least two sets in front of an audience in West Hollywood. He also performed at the Santa Monica location of UnUrban Café where he sold T-shirts and food vouchers for his set time.
Even right at the end, the love was stronger than the first time they met.
This is a difficult issue for an online learner. The problem is the nature of the language. It’s like saying, “Come and watch the movie,” just to have a movie when you could be reading a book. The “paraphrase” is “Come to watch the movie, and if you like it, you can watch the movie.”
English is different from Chinese. You can use a sentence fragment to express your thought, and if no verb is used, you need to be careful about what the sentence implies.
It should be easy to make money with a degree. But it’s not. I graduated with a degree in English and I was working in the field as a social worker.
Alec Benjamin’s music has a distinctive sound and a very personal perspective that takes inspiration from a very wide range of influences. Alec is a multi-instrumentalist who has played and recorded with a variety of artists, including Jon Spencer, Jona, and the late and great Malcolm Mooney. Alec is from Oxford, England. Alec’s first album “Cinema” was released by BGO records in 2013. Alec’s second album, “Grim Tales”, was released in April 2014 by The Rialto Company.
The song “Six Feet Apart” was written when Alec Benjamin had the idea to invite a friend to his place. That friend had never been to London before.
Alec Benjamin says he is not a musician because he is not interested in making music and only wanted to impress a girl.
If you don’t know to whom you are speaking, start by asking your questions when your partner calls. Try to get as much info as you can on the subject. For example, if she wants to know about her job, ask her to get the details from her boss. Ask questions to gather info even if you already know the answer. By doing so, you are making her feel heard.
The line ‘I look so bad’ is very powerful. It sounds like a broken record, and yet, it still speaks about a problem. In this line, the singer is telling the listener that she’s feeling very bad because of something else.
The man did not know how to go about letting the woman down; he was a bit clumsy.
This night is cold in the kingdom I am cold and alone. And my steps keep me awake because I have been listening for footsteps for a while now.
The quotes in this book were either written by Alec, or people he interviewed. I enjoyed reading them because they gave me new ways of looking at the world.