You can’t stay the same. If you’re a musician and a singer you have to change that’s the way it works.
These days politics religion media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over.
The future is keeping you out of the present time.
The first piece of music that captured my imagination was probably Ray Charles Live At Newport.
Music is spiritual. The music business is not.
Every performance is different. That’s the beauty of it.
A famous person to themselves they don’t get up in the morning and think I’m famous. I’m not famous to me. Famous is a perception.
Being famous was extremely disappointing for me. When I became famous it was a complete drag and it is still a complete drag.
I’d love to live in Ireland but I’d like to live as me not what someone thinks I am. People don’t understand – I lived there before I was famous.