I try to make songs visual and tactile to kind of put you into the action.
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When you stand up acoustic in front of an audience, you really are a man...
I think the reason kids get into drugs and smoking is they don't have anything...
I have to remind myself not to set boundaries.
I think it is an inborn talent - just luck. Some people can learn languages;...
As the writer, you're always a presence in the song. If you get close to...
Don't think of your courses as providing all you need for your career.
Well, first of all it's entertainment. That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're...
I like the idea of playing in unison with yourself.
I want people to come to my music without prejudice. I want them to get...
I try to look for the good in everybody, regardless of the way they're labeled.
I just like to entertain myself by sitting down and writing songs.
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.
You want the audience to be uncomfortable.
All audiences should be slightly off balance.
I make paintings, try to get others to look at them and hopefully buy them.
I don't have much of a problem with interruptions. I keep a detailed record of...
I'm always making a conscious effort to be viable and accessible.
But music can save your life sometimes. It probably saved me from working in a...
What I wanted to hear didn't exist, so it was necessary for me to go...