Being a songwriter was never my ambition. It was and remains my way of being alone.
It’s an essential place if you want to make some meaning. It’s where masks come off, truth is unveiled and you encounter the unforeseen.
I love how Nick Cave put it :
Like Jesus praying alone in the garden, or Mary Magdalene alone at the mouth of Christ’s tomb, aloneness holds moments that tremble on the brink of revelation and great change.
Aloneness is all over my little record, courts, and possibly the most alone song on it is Sunday, wounded: