If a voice is just too nice, without an edge, it kinda all flows by. You forget it. You don't listen to the lyrics. But yeah, it took me a while to see it like that.
We travel a lot. I see and hear a lot of new things and I try to integrate them in our music, do our own thing. In a way, we're the third generation of American rock music. It all came from the black rhythm and blues and then developed from there.
Almost every band has somebody who's the main songwriter and who has a vision, a very clear idea of how a song should be. We're all important. Otherwise, we wouldn't sound like Pavement and I'm always looking for help, that one of the others tells me, "Yeah, that's OK."
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