I’m not thinking about what needs to be on the radio. I’m not thinking about anything other than – I’m just going to let this music come out of me and not have any sort of preconceived notion of what I should do. I’m just going to do it.
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A fine timepiece is part of dressing like a gentleman. When I first made a little money, I bought my first watch which was a Rolex Daytona. It was just one of those things that said I was successful.
I started as a writer and when I sent my demos out everyone wanted to know who was singing and if that person wanted a record deal.
I think they can co-exist. You don’t have to put one down for another. I’ve been bitten by the acting bug, and where it takes me, it won’t take away from the music.
When the label came to me to say, ‘would you like to do another record,’ I said, ‘Well I got these sixteen songs sitting here, so let’s do it.’ And that was pretty much it… I never stopped writing, it’s just the way that the business is now; you just try to find a different model.
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I guess what people forget sometimes is that when I write songs, I write them sometimes in about 20 minutes.
You have to be a bastard to make it, and that’s a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
The qualities in music I consider most important are beauty, simplicity, originality, discrimination and sincerity.
Music is an extraordinary vehicle for expressing very powerful emotions. That’s what draws people towards it.