“Bob Dylan is an easy one. He to me represents a man who didn’t let opinion bother him. He wasn’t the best singer, he wasn’t the best player; he took all of that and put it together with his mind.
“His lyrics are a story and yet there is so much that you can hold on to. Simple Twist of Fate, I could listen to that song over and over, whether I’m walking around or sitting in the dark trying to get to sleep.
“There’s just a beautiful lilt to everything. You don’t know if it’s one man’s story or several men and their stories, or if it’s his story or someone else’s. But it’s that juxtaposition between a man and a woman and that different woman.
“There’s something beautiful about that and I just love the way that he puts phrases together and really writes. I think that’s why he’s still one of those artists that is fantastic.”