I don’t live in the past at all I’m always wanting to do something new. I make a point of constantly trying to forget and get things out of my mind.
Law is always better than war.
Everybody is entertained to death.
I’ve had quite a lot of luck with dreams. I’ve often awoken in the night with a phrase or even a whole song in my head.
I felt extremely uncomfortable as the focal point in the spotlight. I really like the behind the scenes role because all my freedom is there.
When you sing with a group of people you learn how to subsume yourself into a group consciousness because a capella singing is all about the immersion of the self into the community. That’s one of the great feelings – to stop being me for a little while and to become us. That way lies empathy the great social virtue.
The whole history of pop music had rested on the first person singular with occasional intrusions of the second person singular.
When our governments want to sell us a course of action they do it by making sure it’s the only thing on the agenda the only thing everyone’s talking about. And they pre-load the ensuing discussion with highly selected images devious and prejudicial language dubious linkages weak or false ‘intelligence’ and selected ‘leaks.’
One of the interesting things about having little musical knowledge is that you generate surprising results sometimes you move to places you wouldn’t if you knew better.
I had a lot of trouble with engineers because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view and then learning how to perform that function.