>”there are many romantic things: noble, spontaneous, swayingly effete yet sober, romantic things that i just ADORE in principle. listen. i’ve been down there. up there. whatever. i feel like i’ve had romance with the syncopation of a hi-hat, but you know, i know. i’m playing make believe. i’m only imagining how someone… someone with an imagination could imagine having this wonderful thing with an experience like that. but, really, i know its just a cute trick, some practice and a little beaten brass.
“and … i’m OK with that, i really am.”