I believe you can remember the future as much as the past
I had my dysfunctions, but music gave me peace and joy. I never felt in tune with the world. My parents always saw me as an artist, and that greatly influenced me. My art was my autonomy.
Find your authentic voice, become vulnerable, and then put yourself out there.
I want to embrace all of this: touring, going to Europe, Canada, Australia. I want to travel the world, just have a great hang, and hopefully, be a messenger.
I want to break the old paradigm of thinking that if you're successful, you have to crash and burn-that all of this won't be there tomorrow.
I think we're heading into the Creative Age. We've passed through the Agricultural and then the Industrial and then the Information Age.
I think people are basically unhappy working their jobs, and we all need to have that thing that gets our juices flowing.
I think if you're doing alcohol and drugs, the chances of you surviving this kind of a pace are next to nothing. I live an extremely healthy life.
I quickly learned to take anger and use it to motivate me. My sister ran away from home, and she was my world. And that was that. The guitar became my world.
I would hope that wherever Sheryl Crow, Paula Cole, and Fiona get played is where I'd be played. And right now that seems to be the modern Adult Contemporary market.
I'm a humanist. I'm an observer. I have a very scientific mind. I believe metaphysics and science absolutely blended are more the truth for me. It doesn't work just believing in what somebody says.
I've also been writing for other artists, producing other artists, doing some country stuff. Those lyrics I tend to leave more universal.
I've come up against a few challenges. I've just taken them on with a really pure energy. I'm not out to change people's minds. I'm out to maybe educate and inspire.
You don't realize 'till you get here what a moment in history you're a part of.
My mentoring program is pretty specific, it's about self-empowerment, about being able to find solutions through teamwork. That's one of my first goals.
Stop thinking you have to go to big industry to have a big life, because it's not the truth.
The Eagles, let's face it, they were a pretty cool group, Fleetwood Mac, Blondie. I had this really eclectic background in music.
The Graces was a great experience; it's great working with women, but we weren't put together in an organic way, and I think that's why we didn't stay together. There wasn't that natural friendship.
There are very few interviews I turn down, because I really dig talking to people and hanging out.
I love Chrissie Hynde and Mick Jagger. Someone at Capitol pointed out how much my inflections are similar to Jagger's.
I like my lyrics to feel conversational and truthful, as if we're having real talk. I don't really like generic lyrics.
I know my ambitions are big, but you've got to have something after rock and roll.
A long term goal is to encourage students to start doing concerts in which I or the other artists will come back at the end of the school year to see their concerts.
Everything I read about me is what I say. The way I've come across is exactly who I am. So far, they haven't skewed it to be one way or another too much.
I was either going onstage or going into an interview or getting on a plane. You can't really feel everything fully when you don't have the time to process.
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