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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…
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…
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…
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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