"If I wanted to be a poet, I’d write poetry. I know what poetry is. I’m not writing poetry, I’m writing song lyrics. Whatever the subject is, I’m trying to write as well about that subject as I possibly can but still within the confines of a song. I’m not trying to put my words down as a poem set to music. To me, that’s a different thing,” he says. “But I like the idea of it being accepted."Read the rest of the article with The Guardian HERE.
John recently chatted with The Guardian for his new record 'For Better, or Worse' and touched on the way he writes a song and the theme for the next record.
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