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" It seems like everyone's got an agenda, and the agenda seems to be selling magazines or air time with sensational stories. "
" I had always sung in choirs. Even when it was something to be laughed at or made fun of, you know, in school. And I was always the kid who was picked at the Christmas concert to sing the solo, you know, while the other kids snickered in the front few rows. "
" Dead fish don't swim around in jealous tides. "
" You know, you've got to be careful with how you educate your kids in rock'n'roll fashion. "
" I sang in choir as a kid. "
" I can't read sheet music, I have to just listen to it, and then just go for it. "
" My favorite hobby is writing and recording songs at my studio. I like to surf, but I don't get a chance to do that as much as I'd like. I don't live close to the beach. I also like to ski, but I don't get to do that much, either. "
" When I formed the band and created the Wildabouts with my friends, we decided we wanted to make a band-sounding album, a rock-sounding album. I made two solo albums before that were more experimental albums, and I think that they didn't really resonate with my fan base because they were too out-there, too artsy. "
" Not many people are able to say that they had in their professional career the chance to perform in two bands that won Grammys and were multiplatinum bands. "
" I want my ex-wife and children to be happy. "
" I suffer from manic-depressive disorder, and I've chosen not to take medication for it. Because of that, every once in a while I go through manic episodes and really depressed episodes. "
" I really didn't get obsessed with Bowie until my freshman year in high school. I remember listening to 'Starman' and thinking it sounded like it was a song for kids, like a lullaby. The Thin White Duke is my favorite look that he created. "
" As horrible as jail was, there were some first-rate guys in there. "
" Electric red hair is more for, like, people in their 20s and early 30s. "
" When I put out a record or single I don't allow myself to set up expectations like, 'This song must be a number one hit. Its got to sell X amount of records.' "
" When you become a television personality, it's difficult to maintain your musical credibility. "
" One thing that has really influenced me with Bowie where I've taken an approach from him is how he changes from album to album and has always modified his sound and his appearance. I think that's an important thing. "
" It doesn't matter what kind of problems a family is having; it should always stay in the family. "
" When people ask me if I have a hobby, a lot of times my answer is that I like to surf in warm water. I like to ski, if I have the opportunity. But really, I like to go to my studio and write music that I want to write, where there's no pressure to come up with a hit single. "
" The thing is, unfortunately, I write the best songs when I'm miserable. "
" Sing the song or keep it inside. "
" I prefer to break new ground, but it gets harder and harder with the territory that's already been walked on. "
" I'm going to take care of myself because that's what I need to take care of. "
" Music, as many people have said, is the universal language. Of course points are made which make you think about things, but ultimately it makes you feel. And that's why people remember more songs that have meant something during their life than films. They start to define periods in your life, and that's kind of the beauty of it. "
" I'm one of the luckiest people in the world that I was able to do what I fell in love with and be able to make a living doing it. "
" Processed pig is white trash meat. Some people call it Spam. "
" I like wearing fitted jackets mixed with jeans, a button-down shirt and a tie. I like to keep the rock and roll feel but class it up a bit. As far as stage clothes, I prefer John Varvatos and All Saints. They have clothing that is really accessible for wearing every day as well as for wearing on stage. I also love J. Lindeberg's suits. "
" I want a performance style that's more cerebral and emotional than physical. I want to be a creative artist, not a whirling dervish. "
" As I've gotten older, I've found that I'm not afraid anymore to throw my influences into making a record. "
" The Beatles have always had a big effect on me. "
" My family is the most beautiful thing in my life beyond anything else, even music. "