I know my choices will be creative so long as I follow my heart.
It's true, I do like cheering people up.
A lot has been written and said about why he was so great, but I think the best way to appreciate his greatness is just to go back and play some of the old records. Time has a way of being very unkind to old records, but Elvis' keep getting better and better.
I went to engineering school, I went to physics class. I said, 'Screw this, I don't want to be here. I'd much rather be at a club playing music.'
I am a Bay Area guy, no question.
I am deluded enough to think I can bring something to the table.
I don't have a formal home recording studio, but I can record tracks on my computer upstairs in my office.
I don't tap dance, and I don't think you can learn to tap dance in three weeks at my ripe old age.
I got a very good life. I sold plenty of records, I get recognized plenty, I can always have somebody call up and get me a fine table at a restaurant. What do you really need, ultimately?
Well, we were originally called Huey Lewis and the American Express. But on the eve of the release of our first record, our record label, Chrysalis Records was afraid that we'd be sued by American Express.
Film is a lark to me - thank God I don't have to make a living from it.
Our first record, 'Huey Lewis And The News', was seen by no one - it sold 25 copies.
Today, it's very tempting to create songs by cutting and pasting in the studio.
When you get in the pocket, there is a place where the music begins to play itself. When you can find that spot, it's the best feeling in the world.
Back in the day you wanted your albums to have a theme, and 'Sports' theme was really a collection of singles. It was really a record for its time.
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