"We have five albums out! That's not a side project; that's more than most bands ever do."
"I wrote Laura when I was getting over a girl, and with Paradise, I went into the studio with her at my side."
"I still give it my all every month."
"I think there's a universal human feeling of not living up to our full potential."
"There's an aspect of the road that's incredibly healing."
"A character, a personality, the setting of a scene — we'd start writing a song like we were writing a score to a scene."
"That's sort of his main thrust: examining different parts of the difficulty of human relationships."