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