If you want to make someone feel emotion, you have to make them let go. Listening to something is an act of surrender.
I have a definite talent for convincing people to try something new. I am a good salesman. When I'm on form, I can sell anything.
Pop music can absorb so many peculiar talents, ranging from the completely nonmusical poseur who just uses music as a kind of springboard for a sense of style, to people who just love putting all that complicated stuff together, brick by brick, on their computers, to people like me who like playing conceptual games and being surprised.
Human development thus far has been fueled and guided by the feeling that things could be, and are probably going to be, better.