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When you first start writing a song, it’s fun, then when you start recording it, it’s fun, but by the time you’ve finished recording it,…
I think all of Manhattan has pretty much become a bar-slash-nightclub-slash-restaurant. There were always pockets of that. But now every corner of Manhattan is that.
I see myself out of my own eyes, which means I have no idea what’s going on the other way around. I just think I…
I have to say, I’m good with gifts. If I find something perfect for a certain person, I’ll just get it and put it away…
Whenever I go to shows, I end up looking at what shoes the guy onstage is wearing and the jacket he’s got on. And when…
When the Strokes first started playing gigs, instead of getting into a costume for the shows, we talked about how we should dress every day,…
For a long time I didn’t want to do a solo thing, but there comes a point where everyone else is going outside of The…
That it’s a lot harder to make a keyboard sound not-cheesy than a guitar.
The problem with touring isn’t the traveling and the shows, it’s the vegetal state you get into.
Songwriting is hard – it’s so easy to fall into the same traps. It’s not like I wake up and songs flow out of me.
No matter who I’m talking to, I always talk like I’m doing an interview.
My parents separated when I was eight. I grew up with my mom alone.
New York is in my soul.
It’s not like I wake up and songs flow out of me.
You know some of the people in The Strokes, yeah, their parents had success – but we didn’t live like yuppies.
The Strokes can play anything. They could play ‘Thriller,’ and it would just sound like ‘Thriller’ as played by the Strokes.
People are always arguing: New York or L.A.? They’re both great places, you know.
People often put me in a V-neck tennis club sweater, driving a Bentley, but my life wasn’t like that.
It find it funny how people from Boston and New York hate each other because of pro teams.
I mean, I guess you could say I’m a bit of a perfectionist.
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