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You can’t please everybody, and basically I just decided to please myself first on this record. This record is more like my diary and I am expressing myself through my music. And that’s what it should be about. That’s why I didn’t change my name or anything. It’s not about the name; it’s about the music. The old saying goes that video killed the radio star and it’s very true. And now I’m just letting everything revolve around the music. There is no image; I am just being myself.
People experience all kinds of prejudice because of all different parts of themselves. And that doesn’t make one part more important than the other. We live in a society that does not openly accept every kind of human being. And so the result is when you are yourself and someone who’s marginalized, it becomes a revolutionary act – just being comfortable in your own body and being comfortable speaking, sharing your ideas. It’s really amazing and also, like, kind of sad.
I remember what a thrill it was to attend my first Champions Dinner. Just being in the same room with some of the guys I had admired growing up and to be there because I had won The Masters was quite an honor. I still attend the dinner every year and it is one of the highlights of my time at Augusta during Masters week.
Celebrity and charity have been bedfellows for many years. The key is to try and choose practical, sound and effective ones. There is no shortage of solicitation for endorsement, so you have to really know what you’re getting behind and be passionate about it. In this case, aside from just being a spokesperson, they’re benefiting a form of expression that is dear to me, painting.
We [ with Brian Mulroney and Rajiv Gandhi] went to the meeting in Canada [the 1987 Vancouver CHOGM] and I said to them there that sanctions weren’t working; they were just being busted. And it did seem to me that one way that we could bring the apartheid regime down would be if we did mount an effective investment sanction.
One of the differences between now and then is that the idea of body image is a much bigger issue now. Back then, just being kind of heavy and barrel-chested passed for heroic. Now, you wouldn’t dare to play a hero without a lot of dieting and various specialised abdomen machines. But that was one of the things which was interesting about it and I did want to portray because there’s good and bad.