[Leah]Reid was watching a Buckley set at another downtown venue when the power failed. Undeterred, candles were lit at each table and Buckley continued, absolutely unplugged. She says that the half a dozen people in the room agreed it was one of the greatest gigs they’d ever witnessed.
— Jeff Apter about Jeff Buckley’s “café” days in NYC
Aunt Peggy with Jeff and Corey
“Music should be like making love - sometimes you want it soft and tender, other times you want it hard and aggressive.”
You can’t judge yourself through the eyes of journalists, because they will always be on the outside of the process, and never know anything, deeply, about your art, even though they will continue to make pronouncements about it.
— Jeff Buckley
"Your soul can fly outward stringed to your ribcage like a shimmering kite in the shape of an open hand."