"I like to listen to mellow stuff on the road like Travis, as we are constantly surrounded by rock music on tour and so its nice listening to mellow stuff. Obviously back at home I listen to a lot more rock music."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Ville Valo on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Ville Valo on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Ville Valo on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Ville Valo on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Ville Valo on Robert Frost
"Art is always criticized and always an outsider gets the blame."
"Falling in love is the best way to kill your heart because then it's not yours anymore. It's laid in a coffin, waiting to be cremated."
"Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song."
"It's the same with visual arts, you have some really cool, wonderful striking images that make you think and then again you have wonderful striking images that just take you away from the existing world for a second. And I like the latter a bit more."
"I haven't been baptised. My dad's not in the church and is not a religious person. My mum is more spiritual - she does Thai-chi and goes to Stonehenge and things like that. I'm proud to be pagan. Finland is not really a religious country. I'm still looking for my god."
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