“Everything is somewhat political,” [Tom] Waits said. “As humans, we are always trying to make meaning out of something. Whether it’s tracks in the snow or a voice that you can barely hear or a song that you only half-remember, we are all trying to make meaning out of it. And then operate from that meaning.
-Wyatt Mason ‘Three Iconic Musicians on Artistic Creation — and Its Importance Now‘ The New York Times Style Magazine