"You get to bring your own sound system when you play an arena, all the lights and visual stuff, which I think is really cool. There's something about those old arenas, where it feels larger than life."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Dan Auerbach on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Dan Auerbach on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Dan Auerbach on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Dan Auerbach on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Dan Auerbach on Bill Gates
"Everybody always wants to rebel against their parents' music, but nobody listened to music louder than my dad."
"I used to be really nervous when I sang. Like, when I was a kid starting young, 18 and 19, and my dad really had to sort of push me to start singing in front of people. Ever since I got out there and really started doing it, the only thing I've ever tried to do is just sort of is be myself, you know, never put on a voice. Sing naturally."
"Bands from Akron have a sense of humor and don't tend to take themselves too seriously."
"My mom bought me a white Strat, but that wasn't what I wanted, so I went to a guitar store in Cleveland and - the guy told me it was a really good deal - made an even swap for a blue Teisco Del Ray. I loved that guitar and used it a bunch."