What is normally called religion is what I would tend to call music – participating in music listening to music making records and singing.
I have more respect for somebody who points at his ideal – in this case the ideal of the pirate – and then becomes something that’s more radical more exciting more subversive than a pirate could ever be.
I do not want a personal relationship with my fans. Or to do anything that encourages them to think they have one with me. They can have a personal relationship with my songs. That’s fine but they don’t know me.