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When we were doing ‘Live at Benaroya,’ the song ‘I Will’ was hard to get through. I’ve always get a big lump in my throat…
When I turned 30, I started to feel all those miles. At times, you want to turn the faucet off a bit, but I never…
When I started out, I was definitely writing about experiences that I hadn’t had yet. The songs were just based on my influences, songwriters that…
There are still civil rights issues. There are still people who can’t be visited by their spouse in the hospital because they’re gay. These are…
It’s really important to me to promote worthy causes. But not in a heavy, obligatory, responsibility way. I really admired that as a kid, learning…
I’d love to claim the title of ‘songwriter’ or ‘intellectual,’ but the truth is that anything that I ever learned how to do in conjunction…
I hope that somewhere in Small Town, U.S.A., a 15-year-old kid looks to me as a role model the way I looked at the Indigo…
I didn’t get bullied any more than anybody else. I think I got bullied more for being poor than being gay. But no more than…
The hardest thing about being on the road is not being with my animals.
People that could yodel always fascinated me. People that could sing loud always fascinated me. So I started trying to mimic at a really young…
My advice to new artists is to embrace a broader concept of timelessness than vintage or retro.
I’m really tough. It’s a state of mind.
Every city has a town outside with a lake. I pull out my fishing pole and fish. I’ve been doing that for a long time.
I love fishing, any kind of fishing.
My mother’s a singer and my mother’s father is a singer, and everyone on both sides are all country-western bluegrass musicians.
Colorado is an oasis, an otherworldly mountain place. I’ve played so many shows in Colorado that I think I’m the Colorado house band.
I’ve read and heard that some of the most inspiring vocal interpreters adhere habitually to one rule: Always think the lyrics as you’re singing them,…
My wife even thinks our next album should be recorded in our house, and we should move all the furniture out to the garage. I’m…
I think I was probably looking for gay role models when I was younger, before I even knew or thought I was gay. I didn’t…
I tend to support and get behind issues instead of candidates, because of the whole ‘Super Bowl’ generalization of our world – You’re on this…
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