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Life doesn't get more real than having a newborn at home.
I went to my dad when I was 17 and said, 'I want to be a country music star.' Which every dad loves to hear. And he said, 'I want you to go to college.' So we had a discussion. And I'm pretty stubborn. I'm a lot like him. And he said, 'If you go to college and graduate, I'll pay your first six months of rent in Nashville.' So he bribed me.
Many people have come to think they can just wake up and have things handed to them.
The key to songwriting is just to be able to observe, and put yourself in situations to be around people, and let those ideas come to you.
I want to be the guy out there on the edge.
Everybody always tells you what an awesome and unique experience being a parent is. Words can never do the feeling justice.
Once your career becomes about something other than the music, then that's what it is. I'll never make that mistake.
I don't use the big video screens that a lot of other artists use because personally, I think it's kind of a crutch. I think sometimes it's like watching television as opposed to really getting involved with what is happening onstage and the people in your section.
I am very thankful and blessed to have a healthy and happy baby boy and baby mama.
I have a huge chip on my shoulder.
I'm going to do everything I can to keep from being mainstream.
The most important thing for me as an artist is having an identity.
I think right now, you've seen these artists pop up over the last decade who've flirted with branching together a lot of different kinds of music. Some of them have been huge, and sold millions of records. And I think over time it's become a little bit of what the industry can be.
I've always made music that was representative of real life.
The town I came from really had one industry, and that was furniture.
I don't care if I starve.
I'm not a trust-fund type.
I've played shows with injuries before but unfortunately cannot overcome having no voice.
If I wanted the ticket to be a $200 ticket, I'd have made it a $200 ticket, but I don't want it to be that.
As far as writing, it's grown because I've really grown comfortable with who I am.
Bob Seger was a huge inspiration.
I can't stand making records.
Music's cyclical. There's always that next generation that always comes along.
I have a new hobby and it's pretty much logging.
When I feel like every day when I get up I'm writing songs, that's the time to make a record.
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