Friday, May 18, 2007

Tired of Sad Songs

I'm tired of writing melancholy songs. I want to write happy songs. I think, for most artists, it's easier to just automatically go to that melancholy place. That's why when you go to coffee houses, you just hear people whining about their sad sad lives. "Sing your therapy."

Nic told me that her college professor used to say, "The rarest thing to see in an artist is joy."

I'm ready to start busting out the joy. I mean, I grew up on a steady diet of They Might Be Giants! Anyway, if people want to hear a sad song, I have an extensive back-catalog...

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