I tend to listen to the classical composers: Rachmaninov, Satie.
Wintertime for me is a time when I do a lot of my writing in the studio. It's a time I enjoy. And it's very reflective and a very calming time of the year. Throughout the year I gather a lot of musical inspirations, and this is where I bring them to the studio and see what will evolve musically.
The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.
I am not reclusive. I just have a private life.
The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it's a bit false.
When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church.