Age Quotes

I didn’t know if it would be a successful one, or what the stages would be, but I always saw myself as a lifetime musician and songwriter…I was always concerned with writing to my age at a particular moment. That was the way I would keep faith with the audience that supported me as I went along…I’m a synthesist. I’m always making music. And I make a lot of different kinds of music all the time. Some of it gets finished and some of it doesn’t…The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.

In 1991, the latest year figures are available, most Americans, across all age groups, disapproved when asked the question: ‘Everything considered, would you say that you approve or disapprove of wiretapping?’ Some 67% of all 18-20 year olds gave the thumbs down, as did 68% of the Gen-X crowd…Boomers disapproved of wiretapping almost 3-to-1 while 67% of those 50 and over disapproved.

Obviously we’re doing a comedy [Fresh Hell], and our intent is to entertain, but we’re also really aware and trying to stay aware of the subtext of what it’s like to reach a certain age and be dismissed, basically, from the fraternity you’ve always wanted to be a part of, and the desperation involved in trying to claw your way back into it.