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About age ten, we moved from the place where I was born, moved overseas.
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As far as feeling freedom in my career now versus five years ago... I think if I feel any more free it's simply because of the experiences that I've had, and the wisdom I've accumulated from that time.
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Dreamland is a book, but it's my song in book form. It's translated itself into a different medium.
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Each song is different. Sometimes the words happen first and sometimes the lyrics.
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Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World.
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Everybody's tone deaf in my family.
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I couldn't get any tour support, and I couldn't get any advance money from anybody, so I still had to make my rent money from my day job.
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I didn't get married until I was 44. I never really thought I'd settle down or meet anybody that would put up with me.
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I don't really remember my folks singing to us, but they read to us.
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I don't think you need to dumb down to a child, you merely have to be clear, you know?
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I kept my day job for two years while I had a major label deal. I didn't quit it until after State of the Heart.
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I kept thinking, I went to college and I have to get a real job.
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I say that to encourage people, because I think it's important for people to volunteer because it's good for their soul and it's good for the world.
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I still feel haunted by being 11 years old and walking through the streets of Delhi.
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I think every time you have the opportunity to be associated with people who do important work with issues that are important to you it resonates.
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I think that every new record is a chance to... I think what it is for me is my heart and soul at that moment in time... I've always felt that just being able to make a record is a privilege.
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I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured, well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere. All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out.
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I went to college and I never allowed myself to think for an instant that I would have this chance to do this.
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I worked for a small philanthropic foundation during the day as their grants administrator. I was just like a secretary.
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I'm a 46-year old artist and I started making music almost twenty years ago, and they seem to understand that there may be a constituency for that.
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I'm a liberal arts junkie.
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I've always subscribed to the idea that something can be personal but it can be ultimately very universal feeling as well.
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I've never... when I was having songs on the airwaves, and that sort of thing, I never felt a sense of pressure anywhere except from myself, to do things the way I wanted to do them; to feel authentic; to feel like I was presenting my true self to the world.
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It's a pretty frantic world that we live in.
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It's like the code of living by yourself. People who are single know what I'm talking about. You eat standing up, reading the paper. Or you say to yourself, this isn't even cutting it, I'm taking a TV dinner and I'm getting in bed here.
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My sisters and I were fortunate to travel through Asia and Europe at very young ages. We confronted extraordinary beauty in Athens and unspeakable poverty in India.
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So I came home and I had a resume and everything, but the only job experience I had was just playing in bars and clubs on my summers off. So, I was temping and stuff during the day and playing music at night.
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So I think that if I do feel more freedom right now in my career, it's not so much because I have less at stake but more a sense that I've learned more.
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The people around me were all these pre-professional... everybody had their life plotted out. I didn't know how to do that.
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There's timing. And then there's also certain people at the record company who worked incredibly hard and were incredibly enthusiastic about what I was doing.
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When I think of the artists I admire and seek out musically. It's because I'm curious about where they're going to go the next time they have a chance to put a record out. It's not about where I find them on the radio dial, or how many records they're selling.
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When you have people who believe in you, sometimes you can get things accomplished.
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You know, I didn't have enough money to quit my day job... the myth of the major label deal. Nowadays, you have a tour bus and a stylist and all this stuff. But back then, no way.
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You know, that single girl life and that sense of isolation - that doesn't leave you just like that. And that's what that song is about. I remember that, and that is imprinted on me, that sense.
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