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With music, it feels natural that, in my head, I can pull things apart and then put them back together very quickly.
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I like what I like, I don't like what I don't like, and I'm very bad at toning myself down.

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I don't know if I'm attention deficit, but I certainly am easily distracted by other things.

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My mum was a big fan of E.L.O. and Elvis Costello. She used to play that, consistently, all the time when we were kids. And my dad, he would claim to be a singer ... You know, he loves singing, and he used to sing a lot when he was a kid and at parties and stuff like that. So I come from a very party-musical family.

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I don't function well in certain aspects of society, and you can read into that what you will.

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You get one chance to make an impression, and coasting through is a disservice.

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I'm very ambitious, musically - I want to create great things, not mediocre work.

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I'm mostly a keep-to-myself kind of guy, but you slowly find yourself getting folded into the musical tapestry.

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I've traveled quite a lot and become a coffee nut.

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I'm learning on the guitar all the time.

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I was never a 'sit down with a notepad and write lyrics' kind of person.

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I like working by myself.

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I grew up in a place called Malahide, which is by the water and is beautifully quiet, leafy, and part serene.

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I have no interest in making music that's built for an antique shop.

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My favorite records are not easy - they're not records that reveal everything to you the first time out.

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You just wake up and make music.

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My first record was made in Termonfeckin, which is a small town on the north-east coast of Ireland. I had been in London, but it didn't click. So, at home, I didn't think about making something, just whether something could be made. There was no grand plan.

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I think sitting in the car with your parents and listening to music is an essential to growing up.

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Music is really everything I know. To be honest every experience I've ever had has been brought up from music and everything I do is because of music. I don't know anything else, I think about music before I go to sleep and it just really is everything that I am.

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I feel if I wanted to be taken seriously I have to study music the same way someone who wants to be a doctor would study medicine. You have to know your craft and by doing so I had to make sure to ignore what people were thinking as well.

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I really wanted to approach performing live differently than most people who just play guitar and sing.

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