Listening to this album, one might wonder: Are you happy?
Completely. That's what this album is about: becoming happy and accepting myself. I got a big ol' grin on my face.
How great is it to be in a band?
It's pretty awesome. Making music is it for me. But I do also want to have that partner and that home life. But, you know, it will come when it's supposed to come.
Speaking of that ... obviously there's a high-profile woman that you were linked with in the past year, Nicole Kidman ...
Who's that? Just kiddin'.
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We met online. No, I'm kidding. We just met through a mutual friend and we've become really great friends. And that's really where it is right now. She's somebody that I really respect and admire as a person.
Romance-wise, anything going on between you two now?
At this point, honestly, to tell you the truth, we're connected – no matter how you slice it. We have a connection. Right now we're great friends, and where it will go or not go, I couldn't tell you.