I have too many responsibilities and principles. There's no time for 'guilty' pleasures.
I feel blessed and humbled that people have loved my music. Nothing would be possible without their acceptance.
The idea of music is to liberate the listener and lead him to a frame where he feels he is elevated.
My kids miss me when I'm away, but I don't mind living out of a suitcase. The U.K., U.S., France, Germany, Iraq... it's such a thrill meeting people of different cultures, learning about and from them. It's changed my perception about life, humanity and spirituality.
Wisdom comes from within. Knowledge is acquired and can sometimes put a screen on your wisdom.
I usually work on a film soundtrack for two years, turning in a song every few months, and that keeps my creative energy high, because I'm constantly rotating projects. The trick is to make sure I don't work too hard and get exhausted.