I think it is an inborn talent - just luck. Some people can learn languages; some can throw a ball. Most people have something. My talent is drawing and painting.
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Richard Thompson Quotes
I want people to come to my music without prejudice. I want them to get...
To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on...
I think the reason kids get into drugs and smoking is they don't have anything...
I don't have much of a problem with interruptions. I keep a detailed record of...
I try to make songs visual and tactile to kind of put you into the...
I have always been making art from an early age but for nearly forty years...
When you stand up acoustic in front of an audience, you really are a man...
I make paintings, try to get others to look at them and hopefully buy them.
I probably wrote three-quarters of the songs without an instrument in my hands.
Well, first of all it's entertainment. That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're...
Amplifying acoustic instruments more than a little is really cheating, and everything becomes a compromise.
As the writer, you're always a presence in the song. If you get close to...
What I wanted to hear didn't exist, so it was necessary for me to go...
I try to look for the good in everybody, regardless of the way they're labeled.
All audiences should be slightly off balance.
I have to remind myself not to set boundaries.
Don't think of your courses as providing all you need for your career.
You want the audience to be uncomfortable.
I just like to entertain myself by sitting down and writing songs.
I'm always making a conscious effort to be viable and accessible.