” People love to be listened to and represented, and they love it when they feel like you have some of the same problems that they do. Everybody deals with things like romantic difficulties in relationships and death and cancer and abuse. “


” I know people who have written big hit country songs that are really kind of terrible songs, but for the rest of their life, they’re the guy who wrote that. You’ve got to be careful, if you don’t want that to happen, don’t write those songs. “


” It’s not easy to sit down and open yourself up and say, ‘This is how much I love you,’ you know? It’s scary to do that. “


” I think a lot of people are scared, and I know I was scared to get sober, at least using this as an excuse, ‘I don’t want to be one of those sober people.’ And I don’t think you have to be. I think you can be one of those people who happens to be sober. “


” I think I’m writing for an intelligent stranger – you know, in my mind I can’t remember who coined that phrase first. I don’t want to write anything that makes me cringe, first of all. I cringe a lot – mostly when I hear popular music. “


” As far as being satisfied, I just don’t think you should work towards being satisfied. If everybody were satisfied, we’d never get anything done. “


” Democracy can tie your hands in a rock ‘n’ roll band, you know? It can be a great thing, but if you’ve got a certain amount of vision and you write a lot of songs, it’s sometimes better to have your own band and make your own decisions. “


” If you’re somebody who writes songs or writes fiction, a writer that people pay for your opinion in any way, you shouldn’t be the least bit uncomfortable giving it to them. People want songwriters to tell them how they think and how they feel. That’s what a song is. That’s what I want to hear in a song. “


” I’ve never been someone who’s very prone to boredom. I don’t know, boredom seems like something you should grow out of at about 15 or 16. There’s so much that needs to be done. “


” I like those kinds of songs that have details that you remember and that have stories that mean something and that open up into different levels philosophically. I like those kinds of movies, and I like those kinds of books. “



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People love to be listened to and represented, and they love it when they feel like you have some of the same problems that they do. Everybody deals with things like romantic difficulties in relationships and death and cancer and abuse.
I know people who have written big hit country songs that are really kind of terrible songs, but for the rest of their life, they


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I think a lot of people are scared, and I know I was scared to get sober, at least using this as an excuse,
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As far as being satisfied, I just don
Democracy can tie your hands in a rock
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I like those kinds of songs that have details that you remember and that have stories that mean something and that open up into different levels philosophically. I like those kinds of movies, and I like those kinds of books.
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