Your success story is a bigger story than whatever you're trying to say on stage. Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier.
I'm interested in what it means to live in America. I'm interested in the kind of country that we live in and leave our kids. I'm interested in trying to define what that country is. I got the chutzpa or whatever you want to say to believe that if I write a really good about it, it's going to make a difference.
I can sing very comfortably from my vantage point because a lot of the music was about a loss of innocence, there's innocence contained in you but there's also innocence in the process of being lost.
This music is forever for me. It's the stage thing, that rush moment that you live for. It never lasts, but that's what you live for.