"Plus you know when I was young there was a lot of respect for clowning in rock music - look at Little Richard. It was a part of the whole thing and I always also believed that it released the audience."
"But then I go through long periods where I dont listen to things usually when Im working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find."
"I do a lot of curiosity buying I buy it if I like the album cover I buy it if I like the name of the band anything that sparks my imagination. I still like to go to record stores I like to just wander around and Ill buy whatever catches my attention."
"The only thing I can say about having this type of success is that you can get yourself in trouble because basically the world is set open for you. People will say yes to anything you ask so its basically down to you and what you want or need."