It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.
I think another thing is that we don't really want exclusivity. We accept that it is in the artist's interest to be on sale in every place where they sell music.
One thing that really appeals to me is this idea of music being a living thing that has an evolution that, in a way, enables the artist to sell a process rather than a piece of product.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Let silence be the art you practice.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.
Art is never finished, only abandoned.
Singers come and go, but if you're a good actor, you can last a long time
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be?
And, in the end The love you take is equal to the love you make.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...
The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.
People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It's like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.