I didn't write the book to sell the book, but to tell my experiences.
He spent four years writing it and he was very at ease on the set. At the same time he really knew what he wanted. I wouldn't look at it as a career risk as much as, "Will it be a good working experience?
He made it cool to be a thinking person seeking a spiritual experience.
They all took drugs together, this was a mutually enjoyable experience,
I think in the past it was just kind of difficult for me to just play my best in this environment, ... I feel that the difference this year for me is the experience and maturing and learning to deal with things in a different way and knowing myself better.
I remember not being very patient with her, ... A lot of things have happened since then. Hopefully I can use my experience to beat her.
It's been one of the most important things for me that I have gained experience and know better what to do at crucial times.
Also, I got older a little bit. I have more experience so I know what to do. I've just tried to be a little bit more focused in what I'm doing, and it's working.
I think it was very close and it was very emotional for both of us, ... Maybe she doesn't have so much experience as I do.
That's part and parcel of being a top-flight manager, to be able to handle big games like Champions League and World Cups. You do need to have a certain amount of experience on that side.
It was a strange experience ... But we went for it right from the start and we deserved to win.
I learned a lot from that first record and I learned a lot from my experiences touring, but really the biggest education I got over the past two years was learning the importance of arrangements.
You're creating an intimacy that everybody feels, that it's their experience, not yours. I'll never introduce a song and say, now this song is about 'my' broken heart.
You know, we recently played a benefit with my husband, Elvis Costello, and Sir Elton John, who is a mutual friend of ours. Playing with Elvis and Elton and accompanying them with my band was a pretty euphoric experience.
So much of what we do as artists is a combination of personal experience and imagination, and how that all creeps into your work is not so linear.
Our live show is a definite experience, since it's an extension of my albums.
And actually, about three weeks ago, Micky, Peter and I were in Vegas at the MGM Grand. And we did about 12 shows in seven days. It was quite an experience.
I would wish for any one of my colleagues to have the experience of working with Martin Scorsese once in their lifetime.
My experience of Paris was probably the most exciting I've had so far in my life. I felt like I was in the centre of everything.
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