Alien Sex Fiend Quotes
We're influenced by so many different things -- not just music -- but films, comics, etc. , from some mainstream stuff through to more bizarre or underground things. It doesn't matter where it comes from, it's whether the particular thing is any good. Life is probably the biggest inspiration to me -- circumstances, situations, trying to understand other people's plights; there's a lot of hurt about, but a lot of good things, too, thank fuck. So everything influences me. The music is affected by all that. Even a cup of tea at the right moment has its influence! I write and record music because, like everyone else, I get pissed off and angry, but also because I do get excited and some things make me very happy -- and all of that goes into the music and my art. I'm an emotional person and my music acts as my therapy! Of course like everyone else, we get the banana skins of life to deal with -- it's like that old board game Snakes & Ladders -- it's up and down
Either we rode it out or we quit. I think that's why the music and the band is precious, it is fragile. Shit happens to us for a reason. Like I said before, I suppose it stops us from going up our own arses!
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