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April 27, 2022
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It's more difficult to be simple, and it's easier to be more complicated.
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Black Francis

When asked about his creative songwriting process in a 2015 interview, Black Francis, the front man for the indie rock band the Pixies, mused about how his music has become more complex over time. He observed that children often notice simple details that adults can miss, because young people’s minds aren't bogged down with the complications of life. There is beauty in simplicity, but finding it often gets harder over time. “When you get older, you stop seeing things,” Francis reflected. “As your brain becomes more full of things and full of more music, it becomes harder to see something, to write something simple.”

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