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I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit.
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It's inevitable your environment will influence what you do.

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I certainly wouldn't say that my life is a disaster, but there have been moments where I've felt like that.

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The experiences of promoting my first album were really something; there is so much illusion in my environment (touring and pop music) that I wanted to clear away.

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I think in a way I was probably completely naive about what it takes to make something become a hit.

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Simon Hale, the British arranger, does all string and wood arrangements on my records.

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And frankly, when I made that record, hit songs were not what I was trying to achieve.

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I got a publishing deal with BMG, they were supportive, and some money to record demos.

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For my second record I had gotten ProTools (program) and started to familiar myself with hard disc recording.

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I actually am always a music first person.

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I started playing music at a pretty young age.

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Things come to me pretty regularly. There is never a shortage or a backlog.

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I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance, yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album, I got kind of tired of that.

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I'd have these weird experiences where I'd just be walking down the street with this chord progression in my head, this happened more than a few times, and I'd walk home and find a fax in my machine and it would match the music in my head.

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The difficult thing about a pop record is that you're given guidelines: it has to have 3 choruses, and then it must be between 3 minutes fifteen seconds and three minutes forty-five seconds.

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I did a song, "Court and Spark," for a Joni Mitchell tribute album that's yet to see the light of day. So she's someone I'd like to do something with, sure. I worked with the great guitar player Bill Frisell on Phantom Moon - that was fun. I'm such a fan; he's amazing.

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When I was a teenager, I got into four track recorders, drum machines, and synthesizers, and I started producing instrumental music.

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