Hawksley Workman Quotes
Today I was compared to three people, and only one of them I'd heard of. So I don't know, but it's good, I guess. I think most comparisons are generally made with people who, on the whole, are generally respected, so it's alright. If I was being compared to things that were dreadful, like Wayne Newton, that would be different!…
I always write the music and the lyrics together, because I think the lyrics are important on a musical level, just the way they sound. I just like using words that taste good in your mouth, you know? Nothing too pedantic, no words that are too laborious. I find sometimes if I'm at a loss for something conceptually, I just try and sing vowel sounds, with my mouth, and play until something emerges. It's almost like chopping away at a block of ivory, and finally the words start to, you know, show themselves? So it's extreme, sometimes, to write stuff on the drums because you don't have a harmonic template that you're working within.
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