"I suppose for me as an artist it wasn't always just about expressing my work; I really wanted, more than anything else, to contribute in some way to the culture that I was living in. It just seemed like a challenge to move it a little bit towards the way I thought it might be interesting to go."
"I don't have stylistic loyalty. That's why people perceive me changing all the time. But there is a real continuity in my subject matter. "
"On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me is awaken the ghosts inside of me. Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts."
"I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on."
"That's the shock: All cliches are true. The years really do speed by. Life really is as short as they tell you it is. And there really is a God - so do I buy that one? If all the other cliches are true... Hell, don't pose me that one."
"When you've had red hair and no eyebrows you've got to have a sense of humor."
"I Don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring."