God forbid you sing about love. It's a lost concept.
The fans of 'The Hunger Games,' of the book, are very passionate. It's funny: Even at my concerts there are people holding up 'Cinna' signs.
I wasn't the kind of person that liked waiting for autographs or following them, I just liked to go to the shows, study their records, driving many, many hours to different states to go to concerts.
My first guitar, a Fender Jazz Master, I traded it in for a Les Paul Deluxe.
I've been compared to hundreds of artists, which just goes to show you that I'm not any one thing at all.
I'm half Jewish, I'm half black, I look in-between. I dress funny. I play all these different styles of music on one record. It's like, What is he doing?
I'm more hungry now than I was 11 years ago. Which is great because I see a lot of artists that have been out for a long period of time. They get kind of fat.
There are so many people that don't believe in themselves and don't have faith.
I knew Slash in high school, but not very well. Just knew him as this kid that used to hang out in the hallway. Pretty much looked then the way he does now.
I wouldn't play together with someone who likes to control everything like me.
Oasis are not just influenced by the Beatles; they actually take stuff. Then they get praised.
I made the record that my life had me make. Each one is like a diary.
Race in this country is still the elephant in the room that no one wants to discuss.
A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad.
My dream is to become a farmer. Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner.
I couldn't tell you what I am going to do next 'cause I have no idea, but I am open to anything.
For the last few years, it's been so chic for everybody to be miserable. Like if you're in with the cool crowd, you can't be happy.
Every night is different, you never know what it's going to be like. I remember every night. I don't like to compare them.
I identify with women more than men. I guess I have a strong feminine side.
The image is an image.
Confusion makes people uncomfortable. They can't put their finger on me.