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All of a sudden there's a song - there in your hotel room playing your guitar - and you write it, and two or three years later it will come true. It keeps you on your toes.
Aloneness is a state of being, whereas loneliness is a state of feeling. It's like the difference between being broke and being poor.
Human's can't live in the present as animals do; they just live in the present. But human's are always thinking about the future or the past.
I don't envision a very long life for myself. I think my life will run out before my work does. I've designed it that way.
I don't know why I write really depressing songs. I'm a kind of melancholy guy, I suppose. But I figure I'm about normal.
I was just tapped on the shoulder from above and told to write these songs, as opposed to wanting to be a success in the music business.
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