EXTRACT: They used to come so naturally, you know? You’re driving, you’re walking and a tune pops in your head. Or a string of words. And I was so excited. I’d run home to write them down or call you all and get your thoughts. I was never scared to sit for hours plucking at my guitar and writing stuff down because I just felt like the stuff was coming to me out of nowhere, like some kind of magical fucking spring.