"Well, I'm much more international now than I was 1 year ago, writing in English really opens up new doors. But to be honest, I find it hard to be 100 % creative writing a song in English."
"I didn't realize how disconnected one country could be from coast to coast (as was made apparent in the last three presidential elections). As a teenager, I had read 'On The Road' and in my naive mind, I was expecting an experience more akin to that sort of story. It was a sort of estranged disillusionment."
"I wish I would have written 'Money Ain't A Thing' by Jermaine Dupri and Jay-Z 'cause it's a dance floor ass shaker. Check it out."
"I think the temptation to 'get it right' is there no matter whether you wrote the song or someone else did. If anything, I think recording songs someone else has already recorded offers you some kind of road map as to how your version might proceed, in sympathy with or diversion from the original."
The Duke Spirit's Liela Moss talks about the band's new album, recording with Chris Goss and her desire to see her lyrics come to life. "There is a lyric on the album that goes 'now I have a tongue tattoo.' I'd like to see pictures of anyone that's actually done that. Does anyone have a tongue tat?"