The joy of songwriting only gets messed up if you are trying to follow up a big success, or you are trying to create a hit single, or if you have conscious thoughts of a particular outcome for the music.
We can learn from everybody, man.
The first turning point, when I stopped doing things by myself and the Bastille project began, was the inclusion of more electronic music into the sound.
The thing about drugs and sex is that you lose all your inhibitions. I've had sex in trains, planes, wine bars… and quite a few car parks!
I've been asked to do 'I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!' and I do get asked to do all sorts of things like that – but I don't want to put my career on hold. I'd have to take three weeks off to do something like that. Maybe it's something I'd think about after it's all ended.
I shall strive not to be guilty of adding any fuel to the flames of hatred and passion which, if continued to be fed, promise to burn up whatever is left by the war of decent human feeling in Europe.
Eamon de Valera