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A lot of my songs are very serious, I'm like dead serious about certain things and I feel that I'm writing about the world, through my own eyes.
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As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration.
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Even today sometimes someone can call me eccentric, but what does it really mean? Sometimes you can mean it in a gentle way and sometimes it's a put-down.
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For a long time I didn't do interviews, but now it's fine.
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For about three years I was playing clubs and theatres, I had a band, and I made a recording a few years ago, called Laura Live At The Bottom Line.
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I didn't know if anybody knew my music in Sweden... I have never been there.
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I don't think you should categorize yourself as an artist.
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I felt like I was losing the rhythm of my youth. So many things were happening at the same time. I started moving out of that scene so I could find some peace and experience other things without a bunch of people breathing down my neck.
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I have a love for simple basic song structure, although sometimes you'd never know it.
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I have family and friends and work in New York. I spend time in the city and then with nature.
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I haven't been asked to do a video yet. If I could do a very independent video, I might consider it.
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I love poetry and I love painting.
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I really have kept the music more alive than people think.
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I remember being a very young teenager, listening on my little record player to Curtis Mayfield's songs with the Impressions for hours and days and weeks and months and years. I used to find a lot of comfort in his music.
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I remember sitting at a piano and hearing the notes and the chords ring out in the air, and I knew there was something special in that sound, some kind of freedom.
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I started off in music with simplicity and then moved into some uncharted waters with the exploration of it. Some people would say I was going off the deep end.
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I try to find common ground with all the people I'm working with, when you got that going it feels right, then it's workable.
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I was a teenager when I made my first record, and the world around me started changing at the speed of lightning just because I'd written some provocative songs.
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I'm not crazy about the music business... certain aspects of it.
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I'm not scared of dyin' and I don't really care if it's peace you find in dyin' well then let the time be near. And when I die and when I'm gone there'll be one child born and a world to carry on.
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I've always kept music alive in my life.
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If I'm very drawn to something and if I can't resist it, I get it.
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If, as an artist, I feel true to one thing and I'm being asked to give that up to do something else, that doesn't work.
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It doesn't thrill me that half of my records are out of print.
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It was quite amazing that we came out of it alive.
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Mockery is fashionable today but I think a lot of the things I write about are what a lot of people feel.
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Most of the songs I wrote at night. I would just wake in the middle of the night. That's when I found the space to write.
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Mother's Spiritual was a wonderful idea that flew through my head in a minute and then took years to manifest. The responsibilities that were inspiring the music were also pulling me away from it in terms of time.
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My jazz background put certain inflections in my writing and singing. Throw in all the poetry I'd read since I was a kid, and that's what made my songs complex and emotionally rich.
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My mother died right before I wrote the songs for Nested; my child was born right before I wrote Mother's Spiritual.
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Often, when I was out working, it wasn't a big media thing. I've noticed that people don't know how much I've been singing over the years.
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Once I'm writing, I'm very disciplined. There's a certain magic. It's like you're living at a deeper current. It's a very complete feeling.
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Rickie Lee Jones is a really swinging musician.
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Right now all I'm doing is listening to harmonies. Sometimes I even listen to a meditation tape just to let go with the world and find some quietness.
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Sometimes I feel like I belong in another profession.
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Sometimes I have this sexism coming at me.
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Sometimes it would be just me and the keyboard, very simple.
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The form and content of what I want to say is very influenced by nature. My favorite songs come from a certain place of elemental power.
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The last few years have been so musically abundant that I felt like the Goddess of Creativity.
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The music business today is a little bit more controlled than it used to be. It used to be more variety, more of a surprise... more freedom.
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There's certain amount of information that I have noticed that isn't accurate. If you want to be accurate, you gotta check with me first.
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Thousands of musicians go out and work their music.
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When I turned 30 my love songs changed from romantic notions to a deeper taste of life.
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You should allow yourself to grow. Growth is the nature of the creative process. You have to accept it, respect it and move on.
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You wanna be sweet and good to the people you work with, but sometimes you just have to fight. I had to forget about being sweet at certain times.
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You're taking care of everyday things, but you're living at the edge of a song.
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