” I’m not trying to steer people in a direction. I’m just trying to move them. Wherever it takes them, it doesn’t matter to me. I just want them to be moved in one way or another, and that’s a hard thing to do, I think. “


” My favorite thing about going to concerts has always been looking around and thinking that there’s a lot of people in here that are very much like me, a lot of people in here I could have a full conversation with. “


” For a lot of folks who get sober, the process of getting and staying sober becomes their higher power, and it becomes a religion that sort of consumes a whole lot of them. I just don’t think that that’s necessary. I think that that can be a side note rather than the story of your life. “


” 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 sometimes I write to impress my influences. Whether they’re actually acquaintances of mine, people that I think will hear the record or not, I still write – not to imitate my influences – but to write something that would live up to their standards. “


” I don’t think I’d be happy if I were satisfied. I enjoy challenge, and I wouldn’t say that I’m an ambitious person career-wise or financially, really. I would like to travel more comfortably, but that’s really about all I need. “


” 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. “


” I’ll take a certain concern of my own or a situation and try to frame it around a fictional story, but sometimes just straight-up autobiographical songs work well, and sometimes a story is better. I like stories. I like to hear them. I don’t think there are enough of them in songs anymore. “



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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,
I think sometimes I write to impress my influences. Whether they
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As far as being satisfied, I just don
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