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And I'm not trying to write heavy songs.
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As long as I'm making up new songs than I kind of just let the little machine do its work without taking it apart.
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Because God only knows why people like what they like and don't like something else.
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But I was also doing odd jobs around Portland, like spreading gravel and transplanting bamboo trees.
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But in a way it's easier to do stuff on your own because you really just have to sort of - if you like it than you're done.
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I actually don't think that I'm gonna sell a lot of records.
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I can't think of anything off the top of my head that seems more important than something designed to raise money to keep something going that keeps IV drug users from dying.
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I didn't have a hard time making it, I had a hard time letting it go.
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I didn't know how many people knew who Ferdinand was.
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I didn't think I was gonna be playing on the Oscars or anything.
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I don't intend to write depressing songs and I'd probably rather write happy ones.
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I don't really like New York better than Portland. It's just a different place.
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I don't think that Dreamworks would have signed me expecting to really mess around with whatever it is I do.
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I hope that Dreamworks can sell enough records that they're happy - so I don't get dropped.
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I just wanted to move out of Portland to do something.
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I like home recordings and studio recordings just as much as each other - I don't think one is better - but for this record I wanted to see what I could do in a real studio with real producers.
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I mean people just have a way of - y'know they'll review your record in two sentences and put you in this little stupid box that you don't want to be in.
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I rode on a float in one of the parades in Mississippi. It's an experience.
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I think that record gave me a reputation for being a really dark, depressed person but I think I'm just about as happy as all the other people I know.
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I walked out and Jack Nicholson was sitting about six feet away, so I avoided that area and I looked up at the balcony in the back and sang the song.
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I want to keep making records as long as I can and that's the beginning and end of my concern about selling records.
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I was coming off of a lot of psyche meds and other things.
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I was trying to do the same thing that I always do which is make an interesting record.
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I watched myself put my paw in the bear trap on that one because there was this clause about leaving members.
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I wondered if I would talk about drug use. But I guess, why hide it?
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I'm just writing songs about how I feel or about how people I know feel.
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If you play acoustic guitar you're the depressed, sensitive guy.
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In the event of the band dissolving, any members could be kept to that contract with or without their consent under the same terms.
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It touches on drug use. I got caught up in that for almost two years.
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It was kind of ridiculous to carry it up to a certain point and then drop the ball or the bomb, like quitting the band right after we had signed to Virgin.
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It's a lot easier to tell the truth usually.
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It's just that a lot of songs that are popular right now, they don't have any meaning.
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My girlfriend at the time convinced me to send these songs to Cavity Search. When they wanted to put out my record I was totally shocked.
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No, I've never been to mardi gras.
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So if somebody writes a song that appears to have some meaning then everybody thinks that it's a really heavy song.
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Sometimes people seem to think that my songs are more personal than somebody else's and I don't really think that's true.
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The band's filter, but playing live is a lot of fun.
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There are lots of things I like about playing in a band, the things I can't do by myself you know.
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There's always that argument to make - that you're in better company historically if people don't understand what you're doing.
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They don't put any pressure on me to do anything in particular and Dreamworks didn't either so this was a really easy record to make.
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Well, I try not to think about the general public since I have no idea what the general public is and I don't think anybody does.
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