Jane Horrocks quotes

  • I think that if you idealise someone for so long, they can only disappoint and I wouldn't want to be disappointed by those people.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Thinking #Long #People

  • My earliest acting memory is making up a play for my mom and dad called The Lonesome Baby. I have no idea what The Lonesome Baby was about. I just remember the title. But I'm sure it was an epic.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Mom #Baby #Memories

  • Mike Leigh encourages you to choose a person that you know to base your character on. You write a whole list of people that you know and you go through that list in great depth with him. And then he chooses one of those people from your list.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Writing #Character #People

  • I just find it thrilling, especially when I totally lock in to the person that I am doing and I'm really flying... I suppose I am hiding myself when I sing as these other people.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #People #Flying #Locks

  • My own singing voice is not very good and I don't think that anybody really sings in their own voice.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Thinking #Voice #Singing

  • Mimicking people was something I did already.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #People #Mimicking

  • I found that I could make people laugh doing people like Shirley Bassey. Fortunately it worked.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #People #Laughing #Found

  • When I think of Marilyn Monroe, and achieving her sound, I think of having a rather large bust. I think of her physically and I am just able to create her sound, because her physicality was so much to do with her sound.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Thinking #Sound #Able

  • I don't think that I want to meet any of the icons. I don't think that anybody can quite live up to your expectations.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Thinking #Icons #Expectations

  • I cant read a note of music. I just do it all from ear.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Ears #Notes #Just Do It

  • I find singing as somebody else very liberating, it just frees me up.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Singing #Liberating

  • Usually, certainly British singers, adopt an American accent when they sing and I think that usually people are thinking of somebody else, but I just think of very specific people.
    -- Jane Horrocks

    #Thinking #People #Singers