Two More Recent RT Interviews
11/7/2010 (updated 11/7/2010)
"As you play a song, it becomes more generalized," Thompson says. "Whatever acute emotion that caused you to write the song, when performing it, you do inhabit and live the emotions -- but it isn't always the same emotion felt at the time of writing. It does evolve away somewhat. That means you can perform the older material and find ways to reinterpret it."