| Growing up in Wales was a pretty Draconian experience with religion.
| In cities like New York and Austin, there's much more of a social context for music than in other places.
| I'm writing a movie about Mozart going to New York in the '60s. I've been reading so many novels.
| If you're all loaded up on love, you haven't got anywhere else to go.
| The avant-garde makes more sense to me.
| All of the sudden the audiences started getting younger and the spread of the attendance was really wide. I think it's as a result of the records selling more that they started following our careers.
| Time plays a role in almost every decision. And some decisions define your attitude about time.
| The value of having a computer, to me, is that it'll remember everything you do. It's a databank.
| I never use the word, it's loaded. What love means to me is need.
| What I enjoy most about being on stage is that the natural instruments give you a greater freedom with texture. When you use natural instruments they have their own resonance.
| That's what my life is, writing songs.
| I learn from thinking about the future, what hasn't been done yet. That's kind of my constant obsession.
| We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record a good representation of the live performance.
| I'm content with making records, but I don't want to be doing the same thing all the time.
| Even if you're improvising, the fact that beforehand you know certain things will work helps you make those improvisations successful. It really helps to have a certain amount of knowledge about musical structure.
| When somebody grabs a movement, you're kind of locked into it. It's all par for the course.
| I missed out on my teenage years. I led a sheltered life. I was practicing scales instead of playing football.
| The only reason we wore sunglasses onstage was because we couldn't stand the sight of the audience.
| We'd hold a chord for three hours if we could.
| If I'm interested in what I'm doing, other people will be interested in it.