Nothing else will ever capture the democratic process in sound as perfectly as Jazz.
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Jazz isn’t the kind of music you’re going to learn in 3 or 4 years or get because you have talent for music.
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Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.
When you hear my lyrics, you hear the shots that I throw at people. I throw shots because I always been the underdog. I got rejected so many times, and I say it in my lyrics constantly.
When Jazz broke through in England, I remember sneaking to listen on the radio much to my parent’s disapproval.