I'm rarely happier than when writing about music and interviewing artists, a passion I have pursued professionally for over two decades

"My job is to never shy away from what it really is" - Mary J. Blige

"What's missing is that group of people who really live and breathe for their art" - Lady Gaga

"I don't think you can rehearse singing, it's like rehearsing sex" - Bjork

"I might do something in Arabic, I might do something in Hebrew" - Stevie Wonder

"To impress myself with myself isn’t easy, so I’m raising the bar right now" - Marilyn Manson

"We weren't satisfied with just being regular" - Snoop Dogg

"I think what I'm trying to discuss with people doesn't allow me to have a good time right now" - Femi Kuti

"I just got bored of repeating myself" - Aphex Twin

"The human body is a place of warfare in society" - Genesis P. Orridge

"Rockers are pussies" - Al Jourgensen