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