The world around me and the world within me are always my major inspirations.
It's a love/hate thing. I don't like to see people wandering down the street detached on their iPhones unaware of people and places and experiences they are missing out on, but I do like to reach out to people in the quiet of my home and bridge many miles.
If it is a song I can put my mark on, and a touch of irony, if it tells a good story that I can weave in and out of my own - that's a good song.
Neither, I simply have no interest in exploiting my life in that manner.
I just read a great book, In the Garden of the Beasts by Erik Larson. It's a historical novel about Nazi Germany.
Well, my mother is an original and an artist and a real character. Her humor comes out of being all of those things, she is a natural.
Myself and Angelina Jolie
All of my fabulous homeopathic remedies, bath products, great candles, a down pillow, and organic fruits and vegetables.
In Paris, Berlin and Amsterdam
Someone who stays true to their muses, and writes down every idea that might lead to a great song, story or painting.
Theater of Voices
Royal Opera House
Massenet Don Quichotte
Mariinsky Opera Orch
Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus