When you sit down to write something, there should be no guidelines. The main idea is not supposed to be, ‘How many different ways can we sell it?’ That’s so far away from the true spirit of what music is.
There’s always a rainbow at the end of every rain.
There’s something about having people around you giving you support that is – it’s motivating, and once I got that support from people then I believed I could do anything.
People speculate on your personal life all the time anyway. So I just think it’s important to keep my private life private and my public persona more into music, you know?
Most artists lose their voice, their hair, and their bands. That’s not going to happen to me.
There’s not a lot of pop music in the mainstream that makes you feel scared, that makes you wonder what’s happening.
I record all the time.
Like books and black lives, albums still matter.
I have friends that are gay, and we study the Bible together.
Act your age, not your shoe size.
Tell me a musician who’s got rich off digital sales. Apple’s doing pretty good though, right?
I’ve always understood the two to be intertwined: sexuality and spirituality. That never changed.
At one time, MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated.
Each audience is different.