Some guys they just give up living, others start dying little by little piece by piece, some guys come home from work and wash up, and go racing in the streets.
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You're singing in the voice of somebody who lived 100 years ago, some of them three, four hundred years ago.
Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves.
I have my ideas, I have my music and I also just enjoy showing off, so that's a big part of it. Also, I like to get up onstage and behave insanely or express myself physically, and the band can get pretty silly.
Music was my way of keeping people from looking through and around me. I wanted the heavies to know I was around.
In the early years, I found a voice that was my voice and also partly my father's voice. But isn't that what you always do? Why do kids at 5 years old go into the closet and put their daddy's shoes on? Hey, my kids do it.
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My parents felt that acting was far too insecure. Don't ask me what made them think that painting would be more secure.
But I don't work out. I pay people to do that for me.