” People ask you all the time, ‘Why do you do this? Why don’t you quit, man, take your money and go home?’ I just do it because I love making music. “


” What I’ve learned by going out and playing smaller venues and being more in touch with people is getting feedback, just by virtue of being able to watch the crowd react and watch their faces instead of being blinded by 3,000 spotlights. I’ve realized that you can quickly get out of touch with your audience if you’re not careful. “


” In an age of social media and content being key, it’s important to change the mold where you have $100,000 to $150,000 for one video. I hired some guys that are young, just out of college, and we used some new, far-less-expensive cameras and technology to make videos. “


” I feel like I am campaigning door to door. You just can’t step out of a band like Brooks & Dunn and assume that it is just going to be business as usual. You have to work it. It does feel like a campaign where you would have Obama, Romney, or Newt beating the bushes right now. That’s what I’m having to do. “


” I carry my own film guys with me now. People think that’s a huge expense, but with technology like it is these days, it’s not. You can film videos and everything with a Canon Mark II, and shoot a movie. They’re doing it for next to nothing, by comparison. I can do ten videos for a project for the price of one mainstream video in the past. “


” What a fine line there is between artistry and insanity. There’s no formula for it, and I think a lot of people when they’re around you – even those closest to you – when you’re in that whirl of creativity and you’re grabbing those things out of the air, there’s no rational process. “


” When I get all focused on songwriting, I get into all the marketing and promotion that we do to make it happen. Then the right song comes along and blows it all out of the water. The right song will do it for you every time. “


” Well, you can’t throw heavy, analytical, thought-provoking songs at people 24/7. It’s been my experience over the last 20 years that on a rare occasion, in a live setting, if you can slow people down to listen to two good ballads, then you’re doing pretty good. Then throw a tempo at ’em. Then have fun. “



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I carry my own film guys with me now. People think that
What a fine line there is between artistry and insanity. There
When I get all focused on songwriting, I get into all the marketing and promotion that we do to make it happen. Then the right song comes along and blows it all out of the water. The right song will do it for you every time.
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