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Born: 1954-11-03
Profession: Musician
Nation: British
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I'm a punk rocker. I don't do Christian.

Tags: Christian, Punk, Rocker

I'm a rock and roll singer.

Tags: Rock, Roll, Singer

I've been told I sold 110m albums and singles. If that's the case, I should've come here in a space rocket.

Tags: Here, Rocket, Space

If you make a mistake, you should enjoy it.

Tags: Enjoy, Mistake

It's good to play 100 per cent live - no tricks, no samples, no messing about.

Tags: Good, Messing, Tricks

Men look like pandas when they try and put make-up on.

Tags: Men, Put, Try

People tend to keep their distance.

Tags: Distance, Keep, Tend

Prison's a walk in the park compared with being sectioned, mate, it really is.

Tags: Compared, Prison, Walk

Since the decline of record companies and music sales, I've always played live.

Tags: Music, Played, Since

The brain isn't like the heart. They learned how to transplant a heart. The brain is more complex.

Tags: Brain, Heart, Learned

The touring was crazy, it was a lot of work. But I enjoyed it.

Tags: Crazy, Enjoyed, Work

When you work as hard as you can and as much as you can to make your first album, and you don't make any money, then you change things.

Tags: Change, Money, Work

Antidepressants are very good, but it's a clinical cosh, really. Sometimes you have to be knocked out, just to stop; when you're in that state all you want to do is just sleep, and rest your body and your brain.

Tags: Brain, Good, Sleep

I wanted to make good records. But my problem is I've got a low boredom threshold, so I wanted it to look and sound different with each album, which is really tantamount to suicide, cause people lose it, they lose it - they say: 'I like that, and that's not this.'

Tags: Good, Problem, Wanted

People weren't buying as many records. My record company did not want me. I went through three record companies, went on tour at the wrong time. It destroyed me.

Tags: Three, Time, Wrong

When I was on a major label I felt obliged to say yes to every interview, tour and whatever else. The label is always telling you, 'This ain't going to last,' so I worked myself half to death. I learnt from that and I like to pace myself now.

Tags: Death, Else, Whatever

Mental health needs a great deal of attention. It's the final taboo and it needs to be faced and dealt with.

Tags: Attention, Great, Health

Depression is something that doesn't just go away. It's just... there and you deal with it. It's like... malaria or something. Maybe it won't be cured, but you've got to take the medication you're prescribed, and you stay out of situations that are going to trigger it.

Tags: Away, Depression, Won

Creative people are more prone to depression.

Tags: Creative, Depression, Prone

Achievement results from work realizing ambition.

Tags: Ambition, Results, Work

Bad things happen sometimes.

Tags: Bad, Happen, Sometimes

I have suffered from depression for most of my life. It is an illness.

Tags: Depression, Illness, Life

It may be a coincidence, but from the minute I took anti-depressants, I didn't pick up a guitar or a pen for seven years.

Tags: Guitar, May, Took

My daughter, Lily Caitlin, means the most to me in the world.

Tags: Daughter, Lily, Means

My daughter's the greatest thing that's happened to me in my life and she turned me into a more responsible man, as opposed to just someone who's a perpetual teenager, thinking you're a man when you're not.

Tags: Greatest, Life, Someone

I am quite an early riser - I usually get up between 5.30 and 6am and take the dogs out.

Tags: Between, Early, Quite
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I'm blind without my glasses.

Tags: Blind, Glasses

To me, style is consistency.

Tags: Style

Bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, black dog, whatever you want to call it, is inherent in our society. It's a product of stress and in my case over-work.

Tags: Depression, Society, Stress

I always like to tell a story.

Tags: Story, Tell

I became a man. Before that I was a little boy.

Tags: Boy

I feel very grateful to be alive and well enough to make music.

Tags: Enough, Grateful, Music

I got a little house in East L.A. and did the gardening. I was doing some acting here and there, doing my own thing... getting back to reality.

Tags: Acting, Gardening, Reality

I have loved eight women in my life. I remember every woman's face.

Tags: Life, Woman, Women

I just became a vegetable for three months. I couldn't talk to people. I was very ill and that was part of the reason I left college.

Tags: College, Reason, Talk

I just think, certainly for live music it should look as good as it sounds.

Tags: Good, Music, Sounds

I like being infamous. I think it is safe being a cult.

Tags: Cult, Infamous, Safe

I loved being in a band.

Tags: Band, Loved

I really knew I wanted to be Adam, because Adam was the first man. Ant I chose because, if there's a nuclear explosion, the ants will survive.

Tags: Knew, Survive, Wanted

I think what's going on with gorillas is pretty bad. The fact is that you can buy gorilla meat in London any day you want it.

Tags: Bad, Fact, Pretty

I want to do a make-up line for men.

Tags: Line, Men