Gillian Welch Quotes.
I do think that the abiding mystery of my origins has definitely had a profound effect upon my writing. There is that thing in the back of my mind where I think I don’t really know who I am. And it may make it a little easier to shift around in my narrative voice.
I’ve never been the kind of person who would get up and wave my arms and scream and shout and say, ‘Hey, listen to this, listen to this.’
There’s a world of troubleTrying to take its turn I can hear it shaking undergroundAnd half a dozen lessons I might never learn Not until them troubles come around.
You know, it’s a pretty mysterious thing still, why you start the songs you start, and the specific flavor of them, the nature of them. I don’t know about other writers, but, for me, it’s still somewhat out of my control. It’s not really a logical process.
I’ve never been the kind of person who would get up and wave my arms and scream and shout and say, ‘Hey, listen to this, listen to this.
Some girls are bright as the morning / And some girls are blessed with a dark turn of mind.