When you stand up acoustic in front of an audience, you really are a man without any clothes on. And that can be fun - it depends how much of an exhibitionist you are, I suppose. I quite enjoy it.
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I try to make songs visual and tactile to kind of put you into the...
I just like to entertain myself by sitting down and writing songs.
I have always been making art from an early age but for nearly forty years...
I have to remind myself not to set boundaries.
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...
I probably wrote three-quarters of the songs without an instrument in my hands.
All audiences should be slightly off balance.
Don't think of your courses as providing all you need for your career.
I don't have much of a problem with interruptions. I keep a detailed record of...
I try to look for the good in everybody, regardless of the way they're labeled.
To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on...
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;...
I'm always making a conscious effort to be viable and accessible.
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.
You want the audience to be uncomfortable.
I make paintings, try to get others to look at them and hopefully buy them.
I like the idea of playing in unison with yourself.