I tell my micro students everything I teach them is important, but the truth is that some things are more useful than others, and opportunity cost is near the top.
I would have been a fine orthodontist.
One of my initial memories of being taken over by music was watching Paul McCartney on TV play a tribute to John Lennon. He was playing piano by himself and singing 'Imagine,' and I remember feeling an anxiety and shortness of breath.
That is the thing that I was scared of – that I would know intellectually that there's something to glean out of life, but that I would be so broken that I wouldn't care.
The act of apology is something that most societies take very seriously indeed. It is an admission of wrong done to the victims and an acceptance of blame.
You know that melancholy feeling when you watch the end of a movie and you're crying – but also there is hope? I wanted that feeling in 'Monsoon.' I don't want people to be like, 'This is a really depressing EP. I just want to cry the whole way through.'