” It’s only the giving that makes you what you are. “


” Seek that which within lies waiting to begin the fight of your life that is everyday. “


” As a songwriter, you tend to develop your own style, your own technique, based around what it is you’re trying to write and perform, in terms of your own music. So a way of evolving a guitar style as a songwriter is much easier, I think, than developing a true style of your own just from listening to music or playing other people’s music. “


” I’ve always felt that some of my best lyrics are less than three minutes long, and it’s great when you can do that – be succinct and get the message across in a simple, clear idea. “


” There’s always going to be a little bit of autobiographical content to everything. It’s how you lend some authority to what you write – you give it that weight by drawing on your direct experiences and indirect experiences from people that you know well, or a little. “


” Touring is what you make it. I like to organise as much as possible myself. “


” It’s nice to be recognized, but it’s not great to have it too conspicuously recognized, if you see what I mean. Gold records on the wall, or titles after your name, it’s just not something… I don’t feel that great about it. “



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