“I wrote that song after a dispute with my family when they were teasing me for dropping out of college.”
A collage of photography, ecology, and diary writing from his life in New York and on the African continent.
The song was produced by Timbaland.
“I found myself imagining what Johnny Cash would be like if he were around and making music in 2019.”
“It was hard to trust myself and my judgment”.
Winston himself states, “The song is a fairytale – about being in love, adventure and the rhythm of life.”
“I hate to lose.”
“Writers need other writers. We need other people in our lives who understand our craft. And we also need others in our lives we can talk about books in a deep, analytical way.”
“Right now though, I am listening to some good ole Radiohead (fake plastic trees) and I fucking love it. Sorry about all the fucks, but I am a sailor, so I have many excuses…”
Friday April 26, 8PM
“Mr. Yes’ music is for…new born babies, sweet sixteeners, for that cleaning lady in the hotel, for that hot babysitter that your wife doesn’t want you to hire…”
People we follow because.
“I’d say my style is left-of-center pop, and I’m inspired by everything.”
“Music just wakes me up…along with a music video, and I have to get up and start singing into my phone.”
“I don’t know if that balance necessarily exists, I feel like there’s always going to be the tension.”
“I’ve been working in a creative environment since I was a kid.”
“For me the big challenge is myself. To trust myself and let go.”
“Most people are drawn to faces in an image so to remove that familiar focus point is to allow other elements in my work to take the foreground.”
You don’t need to know whether your art your will change the blueprints of the world or whether it will touch one single person. It’s all the same.