Being real is what is important.
A happy wife is a happy life.
Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspiration.
I love what I'm doing most of the time, but it's hard work. People only see your albums in the charts. They see us at award shows and after-show parties. They don't know about your doubts, the hard work that goes in.
The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich.
I quite like Low, the band from Minnesota. They're absolutely mesmerizing. I get much the same feeling from anything that Will Oldham does.
If you just keep your head down and just try and do your thing, sometimes magic happens.
I don't see myself as the boss. I sing and write the songs, and it would feel strange if somebody else wrote the lyrics I sang.
For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity.
Playing live, you can't survive, certainly not in England. We used to work daytime jobs and play gigs at night. It was very exhausting.
I pretty much grew up when punk was big in the UK. The Sex Pistols were heroes for me. I used to run around like Johnny Rotten. I had a jacket like his.
Any reaction is better than none.
I love seeing the fans of the music that I make.
I'm not a workaholic, but I was a bit manic, I have to confess.
I was pretty taken with Patti Smith, she was my heroine.
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