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When you play with great musicians, whether they’re schooled or self-taught, they keep you on your toes. It comes down to people’s personalities and individual…
Thank God we don’t know a lot about Shakespeare or Moses or Homer or Lautreamont. These are the best guys we got, and their art…
Sometimes I feel like I finish a song, and there’s another song that I have to write in response to that song. Each is like…
People expect not just songwriters but all personalities to pontificate about their egos – they just wanna see someone talking about themselves constantly. I’m not…
I project love, music and love, and I pray for peace. A good song cuts straight to the heart; sometimes it doesn’t need to be…
I’ve always thought about myself as somewhat of a folk musician. I just write words. I don’t think I’m even a musician. I don’t play…
I have no idea what will become of my work in the future, the future folk will not be aware of our influence over them,…
I don’t think music is my job – I don’t think about it that way, because I don’t really get paid. There’s no paycheck at…
Opinions only carry weight in the second or third person.
Lyrics are my racket; music is play – the fluff stuff.
Musicians wake up and create a more loving community by creating heavier music.
I wouldn’t go into the studio if I didn’t have a band who’s ready, willing, and able.
I’m making music with my friends. It’s fun. It should be fun. You shouldn’t make music if it isn’t fun.
I was just a folk singer. I cut my teeth on the streets, you know.
I just write songs whenever I feel like it, whenever they come to me.
I grew up in the suburbs and was raised on rap radio, so it took me a long time to stumble upon the acoustic guitar…
I don’t need to control anything. Even with romantic partnerships, I don’t need to control anyone.
I don’t think I’m a particularly somber human being.
I don’t care much about politics. That kind of witchcraft I stay away from because people end up dead. I’d rather die for music.
Even if I’m writing music, it’s with a lyric in mind, to communicate some kind of feeling.
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