I got in touch with the creative process between the age of 14 and 16, mainly because I was alone so much.
Children should always feel like the adults are living in this world to nurture them, to take care of them, to protect them from any bad thing that might come.
I had to teach myself to let go of the conventional rock way of playing guitar and singing. Some things you wouldn't expect to work, did and some things won't ever work.
To a degree, rock fans like to live vicariously and they like that, music fans in general, but when indie music sort of came into prominence in the early '90s, a lot of it was TV-driven, too, where if you saw the first Nirvana video, you're looking at three guys that look like people you go to school with.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones