“How can anybody not love this album? It’s gorgeous from start to finish. Anytime it comes on the radio or when I’m shuffling through iTunes, I’m like, ‘Yes!’ Every song on it just hits you in such a special way.
“I can often hear the Crosby, Stills & Nash influence in other people’s music. Take my buddy Steven Wilson, for example: He might have little harmonies that move around just so, or sometimes there will be a guitar tone or a way that the guitars are being played – I’ll hear these things and think, ‘That’s a CSN vibe right there.’ I love that, and it’s not what you might expect from a guy like Steven, who’s so experimental and progressive. Every time I hear that, I think, ‘I should do that, too. I should put a little more Crosby, Stills & Nash in my music.’
“Vocally and musically, CSN really pioneered a sound with this record, and the writing is fantastic. Wooden Ships, Marrakesh Express, Guinnevere – it’s totally brilliant.”