“… he seemed to have an aura, or an air about him that exuded kindness and sadness at the same time. With regard to the music, well, clearly he was a genius.”
“How do you want to be remembered?”
"I listen to Layne's music on a daily basis. I do not use any drugs at all. I can still relate a lot of my personal situations to his. He was an amazing musician and to this day I use his music to compare to my life. I respect him more than any other musician/band ever." Angelo F.
“…that shattering voice of raw emotion talent and passion.”
“I guess I'm grieving over the fact music will never be like it was and he truly had the most magnificent and roaringly awesome voice to be a skinny little guy! He could make "Mary Had A Little Lamb" rock out.”
"I find such comfort and pure joy at the sound of his voice and in his music. I truly truly wish he had more years in this world. But how lucky are we for what precious time we had and the music that will always remain.
"Layne and other phenomenal and creative musicians left us with the eternal gift of their talents and passions."
"I myself have never had a drug problem but pain is universal and can effect anybody who is touched by a piece of art such as music, film, painting, etc. I really appreciate the contributions to music that Layne made during his time here."
"Although I never met Layne, I like to think that he is watching over me. He is my hero. “
"...beautiful mans", Kloe A.
"With the holidays being here, don't feel down about what went on in his life, without Layne's life I guarantee so many of us would not have the ones we have now, he was and is a hero forever." Bob
"Layne Staley lives within." J.
"Sap remains on regular rotation in our house." E.
“The trouble is, you think you have time.” Buddha
"Layne's voice being the soul of the band. I do think the same magic wouldn't have happened without him, but Layne is a legend for a reason. And the Best Singer in Rock." D.
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