Whether the color of your skin is black, white, yellow, brown or purple -- the extent of this tragedy is so incredibly devastating that we had to do something.
Statement about Hurricane Katrina on website of The Used, reported in L. Martinez (September 10, 2005) "Rockers plug in for Katrina", Ventura County Star, p. 1.
Put your arm around the buddy next to you. And if you don't have any friends, I'll be your best friend in the whole world.Bert Mccracken
I'll never be bothered if I don't have a hit because you look at the songs that are hits and they're none of my favourites. Just the fact that we do have fans waiting here, that's exciting enough.Bert Mccracken
No matter how many times people try to pick my lyrics apart ... nobody will really understand what these songs truly mean to me because I would rather not get into it.Bert Mccracken
We definitely didn't want it to be anything like our first or second records. We wanted to experiment more than we ever had and take any new idea and run with it as far as we could.Bert Mccracken
I just kind of thought about doing this my whole life. I never doubted myself once. I've always been singing, and I've always wanted to be on tour with a rock band.Bert Mccracken
I think about it sometimes, but it definitely doesn't bother me because genres are meant to last and we're a rock 'n roll band and screamo, emo, grunge, punk, prog ... it s still rock 'n roll to me. I think that we're four really talented dudes, and I'm ready to take on the whole world. I'm not afraid.Bert Mccracken
I'm going to give you a nice, romantic kiss on the lips.Bert Mccracken
I kind of wanted to open it up a little bit more this time and kind of expose a little bit more of my vulnerable side. The most important thing for me was to share exactly how I felt because I'm sure there are thousands and thousands of people who can relate.Bert Mccracken
If there is a God, he or she or it or whatever higher power there is is behind us so long as we're using our music in an inspirational way. I'm here for a reason, and I was given a talent, so I'll continue to try to use it.Bert Mccracken
When people hear our record, they're not going to be able to put us into the 'New Metal' category or the 'pop-punk' category or the 'aggressive emo' category. I think people will be able to take it for what it is.Bert Mccracken
When my body gets so overexerted with energy, I just keep going and going.Bert Mccracken
This is a song about the reason we all came down here today, and that's because we (expletive) love music. This is a crowd-surfing song.Bert Mccracken
When I hooked up with them I was still going to Narcotics Anonymous. But they were never into drugs. If it weren't for the band, I think I'd still be getting high.Bert Mccracken