I was feeling kind of lonely and started singing All alone at the end of the evening, and the bright lights have faded to blue.’ And it went from there.
My mother is looking forward to it even more than me! I’ll be showing her the bright lights of New York.
I had thought that Tokyo would be like New York City, but it wasn’t. I’d imagined that they’d be similar in their bustle and noise level, but, in fact, Tokyo is a very calm metropolis. The bright lights and hectic night-life images so often found in advertisements and Western media do not reflect every day Japan.
I have not much love for the bright lights – unless it’s the sun creeping up over the horizon.
You get to about 65 or 70 and you lose friends and the world does seem to be an endlessly difficult place and tragic place, so it’s more and more difficult for me to find the bright lights.
There is no place like America. Between the stunning skyline of New York and the bright lights of Hollywood it is out there.
On network TV, I’m still Phoebe to people, and it would be hard to convince them otherwise in the bright lights of a sitcom.
First time we played in New York was in 2013. It was all very eye-opening. A very bright lights, big-city sort of vibe, and we played the Mercury Lounge.
I like L.A., but I’m definitely a Brooklyn girl; I’m a city girl. I need the cars honking. I need the bright lights. I need people yelling in the middle of the night screaming at each other. I need all of that.
Some people must go to extremes to get the world in balance for themselves. Some can’t bear bright lights, so wherever they go they search for the dark; they turn the lights down, anything to sustain some level of comfort.
I went on to Cincinnati. I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights. I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit.
It’s a really strange thing to be doing, to go on stage and all of a sudden have bright lights and spotlights.
I have always loved Manhattan, the bright lights, the big city!
I’m really proud of ‘Bright Lights’ because I was still in the mind frame of my first album when I was putting it together, but next time I want to display something different. I don’t want to be as young, immature and all about boys!
I have made hundreds of dives in submersibles, with each dive holding the promise of seeing an organism or a behavior that no one has ever seen before. But I have always wondered about the animals and behaviors that we’re not seeing because our bright lights and loud thrusters scare them away.
I used to live above Manganaro’s, when old Times Square was still peaking, and it still had a lot of diners and theaters on the forty deuce, as they used to call it. It was full of character. And it wasn’t Disneyland. Now it’s so touristy and full of bright lights, I can’t stand it. It’s like going to a big mall.
The nameless loser in Jay McInerney’s ‘Bright Lights, Big City’ is going to the dogs like a gentleman. He is too smart to blame anyone for the impasse he has come to, hip enough to know he does not know enough, too sophisticated to masquerade as an anti-hero.
People often think of New York as a city, a concrete jungle with soaring skyscrapers and yellow taxis and the bright lights of Times Square. And it is that, in part. But beyond that, it’s rolling hills of fruit orchards and fields of grain and ice-cold waters brimming with oysters.
Mass media wants bright lights. Mass media wants crazy clothes.
Sometimes you get caught up in what’s going on around you. The reality is that you are just a regular person. At some point, the career will be over, the bright lights turn off. That can come back to haunt you if you’re not just a regular guy.
After my kids were born I found myself incorporating my photography into different art endeavors and from there it just blossomed. I have always had to have an outlet for my creativity and when my life became more about raising my family than the bright lights of show business exploring my photo art was a great outlet for me.
When I play under bright lights on TV, the reflection off the dart barrel could be distracting. It’s not high-tech stuff but I use the flame from the gas cooker at home to blacken the metal and dull them.
Being around some of the bright lights of the technology world and having them expect great things helps you sit down and do it seriously.
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