I don’t know; it just seemed like the cooler guys are playing Xbox. At least the ones I know.
I just don’t fit into the box.
I love scoring. Putting music to picture is a rewarding challenge and one that relies on interpretation of emotion – as in, what is the pivotal feeling in a scene and which character’s point of view is driving it at any given moment?
I don’t think you can spend too much time as an artist believing what other people think.
Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum. Even though I listen to a lot of stuff, the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately. It’s still the way I write, actually.
I would argue that the uncomfortable feelings she elicits are simply the by-product of watching a woman wanting and taking like a man.
I don’t have the same access or time to gain access to music the way I used to.
Young kids don’t have their identity, so everything is so important. Now I’m mature. I know who I am and I know what my thing is and I know what I’m bringing. It’s very clear and defined.
Madonna is the speedboat, and the rest of us are just the Go-Gos on water skis.
I remember even getting kicked out of a bar once because I was too loud and obnoxious.
I knew that collaborating on songwriting would be difficult for a lot of people, because I was known very much, for my independence and the fact that I wrote these quirky songs that were not typical structure, not typical sound – you know, really original stuff.
When I was young, I used to need other people’s albums and I got very involved with their music and it meant a lot to me.