” You have to play to your strengths, and my strength is the amount of content I create. “


” If you can write a catchy melody and a song that captures people around the world, what better thing to do? Other than ‘Let Her Go,’ I haven’t managed to do that. And that’s fine by me. “


” I think expectations are sometimes dangerous things. I think the only thing you can be sure of is that it won’t go to plan. I think that’s the only thing that’s definite. “


” I think you’re in trouble if you start chasing what you’ve done in the past. You always need to move on and look forward and do something new. “


” You see a lot of bands and a lot of artists making that mistake: They become successful for doing something, and then they change everything. They change the people, they change the approach. And then, all of a sudden, almost the essence of what you do is gone. “


” Maybe when I was a kid, when you have those crazy dreams about what music is going to be like – a string of No. 1 hits, a limo, and a fairground in your back garden – and then you start as a musician, and you realize very, very quickly, that’s not how things work. So I just let go of all that stuff. “


” I think you’ve got to be careful with social media. You can get addicted to the buzz of people liking and commenting. It’s exhausting. “


” I think some sing-songwriter music can just be very serious – after an hour and a half of it, you are exhausted – so I try and give it light and shade. “


” Sometimes supporting is difficult because a lot of people go to a gig to see the main act and to have a beer and a chat with their mates, so a lot of the time, even if you were John Lennon, would not listen to you. “


” Before it happened to me, I’d look at other people who had become really successful and think, ‘What a dream. That must be absolutely everything they ever wanted.’ When it does happen to you, you realize yes, it’s incredible. But it also comes with a bit of a weird aftertaste. “



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You have to play to your strengths, and my strength is the amount of content I create.
If you can write a catchy melody and a song that captures people around the world, what better thing to do? Other than


I think expectations are sometimes dangerous things. I think the only thing you can be sure of is that it won
I think you
You see a lot of bands and a lot of artists making that mistake: They become successful for doing something, and then they change everything. They change the people, they change the approach. And then, all of a sudden, almost the essence of what you do is gone.
Maybe when I was a kid, when you have those crazy dreams about what music is going to be like - a string of No. 1 hits, a limo, and a fairground in your back garden - and then you start as a musician, and you realize very, very quickly, that
I think you
I think some sing-songwriter music can just be very serious - after an hour and a half of it, you are exhausted - so I try and give it light and shade.
Sometimes supporting is difficult because a lot of people go to a gig to see the main act and to have a beer and a chat with their mates, so a lot of the time, even if you were John Lennon, would not listen to you.
Before it happened to me, I
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