"I was kind of sheltered for my own good, but I was still able to see things I wasn’t supposed to see"
"We've become outraged Pat Robertsons—the exact opposite of liberalism"
"I want to be legendary, you know?"
"Finding solace within the red, I reckon"
"I was on the brink of fucking losing it... I thought if I don’t figure this shit out, I will be dead by the time I’m 20."
"In what sense will the album exist? Who knows? I might just want to release a massive download people can just play with themselves"
"All the bad stuff gave me my best songwriting material anyway so I can't regret that right? Drug-damaged songs are killer."
"I felt desolate, alone, abandoned... It could be any minute for anyone. "
"Sometimes in the best sex, you never have an orgasm. And I think that’s what we're doing—fucking till the end of the world."
"I got the vibe that they were iffy about the record, so it was like, 'Fuck that.' Sometimes we felt like outsiders in a group of outsiders."
"In my row was Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Adele… That was such a trip."
"I never betrayed my love of Swans even when Michael and I disagreed about things and had such a gripping and intense relationship"
"The aim has always been to overwhelm people, and immerse a listener in my interpretation of the fucked up, chaotic nature of existence"
"In the next few years, I hope I have a chance to do things I'm even prouder of than Thursday or United Nations"
"A black weight of terror stuck to my hip. The only way to get rid of it is to just take a knife and cut it out."