” I’ve had an advantage, I’ve had a sort of open public acceptance in New York that doesn’t happen to just anyone trying to make the transition you were talking about. “


” You don’t see a lot of difference between the Gin Blossoms and the Byrds. “


” My priority doesn’t lie with the whole website and Facebook and such, I’m still walking down the road in a pair of real shoes. You need to just play as much as you can. Get in front of people, as I’ve always said. It doesn’t matter if it’s ten people at an open mic or opening a show for someone. Play all the time. “


” If something doesn’t work, you have to admit it. Always try to find what’s going right and what’s going wrong with your music. If you can, pool your resources and record yourself, do that frequently. “


” You have a song, and people know it. It’s like a calling card for you. “


” You start to think in terms of making an album that might be greater than the sum of its parts. It’s sort of like having a lot of footage and then editing it into something that will make sense to a viewer, you know. Sometimes it might involve even working on an older song that might complete that picture. “


” It’s not like making records is terrible. Still, I do find the writing of the songs and the live shows to be the things that give you the most clear picture of what it’s all about. “


” As you get out and try to do things, you always find that in order to make an idea a reality, it goes through some changes. It doesn’t always come out exactly like you envisioned it. “


” I’m still trying to make it. I’m still trying to get this over and do it and hopefully leave some kind of a mark on the course of American music, particularly in the tradition of what you might call the singer-songwriter. “



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