I made up a story when I quit my band about being addicted to drugs and alcohol and needing time to get my shit together. Oh, wait a minute, that wasn’t a story, it was true.
Life is short and if you have served your time like I have then nothing should stand in your way of leaving and really getting to know yourself and rediscovering your instrument.You will also notice that your abilities magically reappear as well. All it took was the final courage to admit to yourself its done.
P.S buying a new Albert and a SuperSport doesnt hurt your outlook either.
“I QUIT!” Jeff Beck back to Yardbirds.
“Don’t put off breaking up when you know you want to, Prolonging the
situation only makes it worse, Tell him honestly, simply, kindly, but
firmly, Don’t make a big production, Don’t make up an elaborate story.”
There’s a lot of life lessons in Mid-90’s alt-rock!
“Look, we aren’t gigging. I wanna gig. I’m gonna go out on my own & make some bucks for awhile. Call me if & when you’re ready to go to work & actually DO something.” – used that once
Or here are some other ideas:
“You suck. I’m outta here!”
“Um…this is kind of embarassing, but I’ve been having these…erotic dreams about the drummer. My wife is kind of pissed that I keep calling out his name in my sleep. I don’t think I can work with someone who has this kind of effect on me…”
“I’ve decided to run for governor, & I think that’s just gonna take up too much time.”
“Let me tell you about Jesus…”