But you have to give your whole life to a cello. When I realized that, I went back to the guitar and just turned the volume up a bit louder.
Playing a Fender is an art itself. They're always going out of tune.
When you've toured for about 10 years like me, you end up feeling like you're always waiting for somebody or something. The whole day is a drag.
What's the point of re-releasing an album? The original sounded good, why change something about it?
I'm very moved by Renaissance music, but I still love to play hard rock - though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it.
I criticize my own work pretty harshly.
Session work makes you more strict. You can't hit notes all over the place. You've got to make each one really count.
I don't put myself on Jeff Beck's level, but I can relate to him when he says he'd rather be working on his car collection than playing the guitar.
When you're recording, if you're not really clean in your playing, it sounds like a mess.
Simplicity is the key.
I'm not good enough, technically, to be a classic musician. I lack discipline.