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50 Highly Motivational Guy Sebastian Quotes

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50 Highly Motivational Guy Sebastian Quotes

Which are your favorite Guy Sebastian quotes?

Guy Sebastian is an Australian singer and songwriter. He first rose to fame after winning the first season of Australian Idol in 2003. He later became the judge on Australia’s The X Factor in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2016. He also participates in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 5th place.

Sebastian’s song Battle Scars’ went 11 times platinum. He has featured with A-list artists, such as ‘Lupe Fiasco’, ‘Robin Thicke’, ‘Jordin Sparks’, and ‘Eve’. He is considered to be one of the most successful Australian male artists. Currently, he is a coach on The Voice Australia.

Here’s a collection of the most motivational Guy Sebastian quotes:

 

50 Highly Motivational Guy Sebastian Quotes

1. “The Sebastian Foundation came about quite organically, and I always wanted to have something official where we could make an impact.” – Guy Sebastian

2. “I wanted to write something that would celebrate his life, and I hope he digs it.” – Guy Sebastian

3. “When I write I start off mainly on piano, and sometimes on guitar, so I kinda knew it was going to be a piano-driven album.” – Guy Sebastian

4. “There’s always room for songs which help us deal with loss. I’m glad I wrote one which is joyous but still has a heartbeat.” – Guy Sebastian

5. “Delta [Goodrem] is someone I’ve been close to since we were young and starting out in this industry. We have gone through many highs and lows in this industry together and she has been a huge support for me.” – Guy Sebastian

6. “I wrote this song “Choir” during quite a tough time in my life.” – Guy Sebastian

7. “I was never going to include on the album, but then I realized I loved growing up listening to old school RNB-Pop albums that had one sexy time song at the end of finish it off, so I thought bugger it, I’m going to put it on.” – Guy Sebastian

8. “I wanted to make a very honest album that was truly about the stuff I was going through at the time. ” – Guy Sebastian

9. “I LOVE it. The Voice Australia is such a positive show for the music industry. No one is made fun of, everyone is not only encouraged but also taught such valuable lessons about the industry and how to best showcase their art.” – Guy Sebastian

 

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10. “I teamed up with The Hamiltones who did background vocals on a bunch of tracks. Look them up – they are so sick!” – Guy Sebastian

 

11. “Jules’ brother lost his battle with his struggle with mental health and then a band member lost his life in a similar way.” – Guy Sebastian

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12. “When we lose someone we love, the pain is really hard to process and cope with.” – Guy Sebastian

13. “We started the song in Sydney but it was really just the chorus vibe. We ended up finishing it in LA right after I found out about Luke.” – Guy Sebastian

14. “I am blown away by the kindness I have been shown. I can’t wait to give it back to you in the form of chords, melody, and heart.” – Guy Sebastian

15. “Don’t rush just to meet a timeline. I have done that before and seriously regretted it. Songs you write at the start of a project might be completely wrong by the time you find your groove.” – Guy Sebastian

16. “I got so used to churning out albums to meet deadlines and to coincide with TV shows I was doing, and I just realized that I don’t want to do that anymore. I think I’ve ended up with an album that is a snapshot in time for me. It’s reflective of all the highs and lows of the past three years. ” – Guy Sebastian

17. “It’s not really that difficult for dancers but for me it was tough! I’ve never been a “dancer” per se but I’ve always danced on stage in my own style!” – Guy Sebastian

18. “When I was growing up, we didn’t have that kind of thing. Kids are now just facing things that are reserved for adulthood, and so this foundation was gifted to us.” – Guy Sebastian

19. “James is seriously the most passionate director I’ve worked with. He works so hard and puts everything into making the right visual for a song. He also directed the video for “Before I Go”. He’s the best!” – Guy Sebastian

 

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20. “I just feel like I’m part of something which is really positive.” – Guy Sebastian

 

21. “I think the success of “Choir” just reminds me that we should love each other fiercely.” – Guy Sebastian

22. “There are certain trigger points for me that made me really emotional.” – Guy Sebastian

23. “I wanted to write something which was a joyful celebration of someone’s life which also serves as a reminder to not take one another for granted.” – Guy Sebastian

24. “I really got along well with Boy George, Kelly Rowland, and of course Delta [Goodrem] who has been a close friend for a very long time.” – Guy Sebastian

25. “Mark is seriously incredible. He was added to the team late in the stage to sprinkle his magical dust as he always does.” – Guy Sebastian

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26. “I wasn’t really thinking – especially heading into the show – I just wasn’t thinking about it.” – Guy Sebastian

27. “My kids [Hudson and Archie] of course, I’m always so emotional about my kids.” – Guy Sebastian

28. “You know when you go to the theatre band think ‘Oh my God that show was insane, and then you think the next one isn’t as good? I put this pressure on myself because I don’t want anyone to feel that when they come to a tour.” – Guy Sebastian

29. “The blind auditions make it really different. I love that the industry is less image-focused these days. Weird looking people like me can have a career!” – Guy Sebastian

 

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30. “When we lose people we love, there are thousands of slow, sad-sounding songs we can listen to which make us even sadder.” – Guy Sebastian

 

31. “I desperately want every show to be better than the last.” – Guy Sebastian

32. “I’m the newbie and it’d be nice to get a win under my belt, that’s for sure.” – Guy Sebastian

33. “Everything else I’ve done, even the big gigs like Eurovision — and I’ve done some pretty big gigs as far as audience numbers go — but the only time I’ve ever really crapped myself is the first show.” – Guy Sebastian

34. “There were some anomalies that stuck around for a while, but only one made it on the record and that is the final track ‘Fantasize’. It’s very urban and more electronica in its approach to production.” – Guy Sebastian

35. “I can’t deal with what has happened in my life – it still baffles me. I grew up in a small city and I didn’t really dream big, to be honest.” – Guy Sebastian

36. “Whenever I start a new project I try not to limit myself. I try to have a bit of a vision but I sometimes get in my own way, so I decided early on to not rush it.” – Guy Sebastian

37. “Albums are moments in time and of course if you look back on older work you would choose a different snare or write a different lyric. That’s the beauty of albums! We grow!” – Guy Sebastian

38. “I needed a song that reminded me to not listen to the voices that are trying to tear me apart and make me feel worthless. “Before I Go” is kind of my anthem which reminds me that I am on this earth to make music which moves people and brings light.” – Guy Sebastian

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39. “I have collaborated with him (M-Phazes) on many occasions and he just knows what a song needs to make it sound layered, interesting, and finished. His beats always cut through in a mix.” – Guy Sebastian

 

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40. “We don’t want to just put a band-aid on the issue. We’re now getting into schools and wanting to help children with their mental health.” – Guy Sebastian

 

41. “Trevor and Zaire are a songwriting/production duo called The Orphanage and they are total legends! Zaire is a beast beatmaker and producer and Trevor is a really talented writer and instrumentalist.” – Guy Sebastian

42. “To think that I would ever think that I deserved to meet Oprah or perform to huge audiences, I think that’s the moment that it’s all done for me.” – Guy Sebastian

43. “It was tough for me to watch because it’s like watching your life flash before your eyes.” – Guy Sebastian

44. “That was mind-blowing, I just wasn’t expecting it, and my headspace was in hosting duties.” – Guy Sebastian

45. “I hate the term give back, but I’m constantly exposed to people who go through so much in life, and just in my fan base, the plethora of things that people face from domestic violence, depression sickness… and now we’re geared towards mental health, which is more in our sphere really.” – Guy Sebastian

46. “I was never that kid that grew up dreaming to be famous. It didn’t seem like a viable option — I grew up in suburban Adelaide! I was an immigrant, and a weird-looking chubby kid with an afro, and it’s not something I ever thought would be possible.” – Guy Sebastian

47. “My two favorite things are programming great drums that might involve some electronic sounds but largely more of a rich and organic approach, and then playing piano and programming strings to go with it.” – Guy Sebastian

48. “There was so much life to talk about in this documentary, and it was such a pleasure to watch it.” – Guy Sebastian

49. “2020 has been a weird year for everyone, so that’s a given, but you know I had a period of time of pure extremes, where there was nothing really down the middle.” – Guy Sebastian

50. “I reckon it’s the most enjoyable thing I’ve ever done in my life on TV, just because it was really nurturing.” – Guy Sebastian

 

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Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.

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