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    For me I want to know everything that goes on with my business but at the end of the day I just want to live, experience, be inspired and create music.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    I think it's important to make sure you learn and understand the business that you are in, but it's also important to not let that get in the way of your main focus.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: focus  learn  business 
     
    Me and my friends get together all the time for girls night, or watch rock of love on the couch. I end up going out to a lot of shows, and surfing with my folks is always high on the priority list.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: time  friends  night  girls 
     
    I'm pretty down to earth, I always have been and though I am on a much different path than most 25 year olds, I feel like I have a bit of a double life. We will go on tour for weeks at a time, but when I come home, I feel like I am picking up where I left off.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: time  earth  path  year 
     
    I'm just as normal as anybody else. I'm just probably in the same place as many people in their mid to late twenties are.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: people 
     
    Writing music obviously comes from being inspired by things, and big changes in your life, and relationships and growing older and being more independent.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    I think the reason people connect so well with my music is because there is a real connection.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: people  real  music 
     
    On tour I feel like it's always so go go...you're always just taking in and storing information and feelings and things. So for me I need time off to let all those things come out and settle.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: time 
     
    Never apologize on stage. Most people never notice when you make a mistake or if you are having a bad show.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: people  mistakes  bad 
     
    I think humans in general, make associations and feel the need to group things together to have a better understanding of them. Though I would say my music is more country in a lot of ways, than it is surfy.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    I love myspace and sites like that, cause its allowed me to stay connected to my fans. The personal connection remains the same, but as I've grown, it never gets to be too overwhelming. It allows the artist to be as involved as they want to be.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: personal  artist 
     
    Honestly I think that the internet is one of the most amazing promotional tools out there. And I think it promotes music getting heard in a grass roots way, where people aren't being force fed to listen to something.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: people  music  internet 
     
    Being an opener is all about warming up the audience for the main band. That is always fun, pretty easy; there isn't a lot of pressure.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: fun 
     
    If you want perfection or close to it...listen to the record.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: perfection 
     
    In a perfect world, I would do 3 weeks on 3 weeks off; so that I could always take a breather and come back to music with a fresh mind.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: world  music  mind 
     
    Music was sort of an accident for me. I love to do it. I can't imagine doing anything else.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: music  imagine 
     
    I love being home, reading the paper in the morning and having a cup of coffee, doing laundry, going grocery shopping and running daily errands. For me, it's important to have that balance in my life.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: balance  running  reading 
     
    I hope to always be able to relate to my fans and be in the moment with the world and the community. I think as you gain popularity it's easy to loose touch and become disconnected.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: world  moment  community  hope 
     
    When you have fans telling you their stories it makes you feel like you're not alone.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: alone  stories 
     
    I've always been someone who likes to share and talk. When something happens to me I [don't] run away from it. I want to dive right into and explore it. Try to figure out why it's happening and try to figure out something good that's going to come out of it.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: right  shares 
     
    We're always supposed to be happy and positive. There's something about letting yourself slip into that vulnerable space because you can really feel things there. It helps you grow as a person. I tend to enjoy being in a vulnerable space, in a weird way.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: people  help  space  positive 
     
    You kind of gotta step back from your dreams and your passions once in a while, and kind of do something else for a minute so that you can come back to it with a fresh outlook, and be real inspired by something else, so you can give something back to your dreams and your passions.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: real  passion  dreams 
     
    Maybe the best hasn't happened yet.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    You can't start a fire in the pouring rain.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: fire  rain 
     
    I can't wait to be a mom and a wife, and explore that phase of life. And also see how it affects and influences my song writing and creativity.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    I think people in general that don't surf, have a fascination with it. Its definitely much more than a sport or activity, its a way of life. There is a culture that surrounds it and I think people are intrigued by that.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: people  culture 
     
    For me surfing is just something that I love to do. I grew up surfing, is sort of like a family requirement. I can't imagine my life without it. But I am not defined by it, nor is my music. They are very separate.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: music  imagine 
     
    Where I grew up, surfing was a way for people to celebrate their love and respect for the ocean.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: people  respect  ocean 
     
    There's a much bigger picture beyond surfing, its part of an ocean culture. Everything comes back to Mother Nature. Surfing is a way of connecting, and saying thanks.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: nature  culture  ocean  saying  mother 
     
    I toured for about 2 1/2 years on twentythree and then I took about a year off. I really just spent some good quality time by myself at my house, cooking, watching movies, hanging with my friends, and family. I just really needed a chance to get away from the music for a minute and decompress.
    — Tristan Prettyman
    tags: chance  time  friends  movie  music  quality  year 
     
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