Sometimes I'm confused by what I think is really obvious. But what I think is really obvious obviously isn't obvious...
I like to be hot, when Is a little harder for me to shake my butt.
I've always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age, it tends to get categorized and labeled, and I think labels are for food. Canned food.
Since every record surely contains something offensive to someone, sticker them all. Make this as meaningless as the bar code.
I'm not homosexual, I'm not hetrosexual, I'm just sexual
When you meet a stranger, look at his shoes. Keep your money in your shoes.
If you disagree with me, fine! Because that's the great thing about America, we can disagree!
The whole punk ethic was do-it-yourself, and I've always been very literal, especially as a kid. Whem they said that anybody can do this, I was like, 'OK, that's me.'
My feeling is that labels are for canned food...I am what I am - - and I know what I am.
There's a lot of work to be done. It's up to you.
But we're very much an American band and that's that. I think that's part of the appeal outside of this country and it might be part of the reason people turned away from us within this country, because familiarity breeds contempt.
So, when you divide the world into music lovers, music fans and then those people who are just very casual about their music, it's wallpaper to them, it's elevator music, it's just the thing that's playing in the background that helps them through their day.
Super casual music listeners. That's most of the people in the world. And you have to understand, that's why Top 40 radio exists. It's not there for people who seek out music and who love music.
There are people that very strongly identify themselves as gay and then lesbian, and then I think there are a lot of people who are kind of some percentage or some version of that.
There was a point in the '80s when I looked out at my audience and I saw people that - were I not on the stage - they'd sooner slug me as they walked by me on the sidewalk. And I realized that I was way beyond the choir.