For Nirvana, putting out their first major-label record was like getting into a new car. But the runaway success was like suddenly discovering that the car was a Ferrari and the accelerator pedal was Krazy Glued to the floorboard.

Michael Azerrad

The potential success that could come with signing with a major label didn't quite outweigh how important it was for me to make my music the way I knew it needed to be made.

Kina Grannis

We were signed to a label that wanted us to remain little girls who appealed to other little girls, who were cute and non-threatening.

Siobhan Fahey