So I’ve been listening to Home by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes quite a bit lately and there’s that part in the song where he, Alexander, tells her, Jade, that he’s deeply in love with her, and Jade just shouts, “ALL RIGHT!” in joyous response to the news.
“You know who my gods are, who I believe in fervently? Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson — she’s probably the top — Mozart, Shakespeare, Keats. These are wonderful gods who have gotten me through the narrow straits of life.”—Maurice Sendak on religion and faith. [complete interviews here] (via nprfreshair)