Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
I have one son. Of everything I've done in my life, nothing matches the feeling of having life growing inside you.
I do see a lot of the hard end of ecology, and my feeling is that we live on a super-exciting planet but a super-fragile one.
Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny; he thinks he is in the world for something important, and it gives him drive and confidence.
In every song I write, whether it's a love song or a political song or a song about family, the one thing that I find is feeling lost and trying to find your way.