"It's sometimes difficult to follow your own ideas.
When I went to art school, I thought the most creative
thing you could do was to be a fine artist, so I studied
sculpture. I was in art school for five years, and I realized
at the end of that, whatever art form you are involved
in, they are all just as corrupt and disappointing, and
they are full of creeps, and difficult people to deal
with. It's all the same. I was less happy with fine art
because it seemed to be such a small world. I found that
being involved with music encompasses almost all the art
forms. You are writing, and concentrating on visual interpretations,
and you literally design the whole song from the ground
"... a series of events set to music.. "
"It seems to be proven that good music can always
find an alternative route, like in the clubs. I really
have nothing against disco music, as long as it is creative.
What really annoys me is when one person gets a good idea
and a hundred people copy it."
|"The British are very much into novelty
or eccentric music, but they don't seem to have the ability
to support the acts that they make famous. England is a
very small country, and even if you perform only one show
in London, you've got enormous press coverage. I think there
are more music papers in England than anywhere else in the
world. If you are a bit different and you are good, you
can get through to an enormous amount of people. But even
still, the market is very small over there, that's why everyone
comes over here eventually. I don't really see rock as dying
now, even if a lot of good bands don't get played on the