I try to make songs visual and tactile to kind of put you into the action.
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Well, first of all it's entertainment. That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're...
You want the audience to be uncomfortable.
I make paintings, try to get others to look at them and hopefully buy them.
All audiences should be slightly off balance.
I probably wrote three-quarters of the songs without an instrument in my hands.
As the writer, you're always a presence in the song. If you get close to...
I have always been making art from an early age but for nearly forty years...
But music can save your life sometimes. It probably saved me from working in a...
I'm always making a conscious effort to be viable and accessible.
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 think it is an inborn talent - just luck. Some people can learn languages;...
I think the reason kids get into drugs and smoking is they don't have anything...
To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on...
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.
I want people to come to my music without prejudice. I want them to get...
I just like to entertain myself by sitting down and writing songs.
I have to remind myself not to set boundaries.