stephen malkmus

Stephen Malkmus Compares Writing Style To Morrissey

He shares the following quote with The A.V. Club: *I write with a filter of trying to avoid the completely obvious... It's all pretty organic in that I don't have to think about it too much. It just sort of happens. It's who I am. That's what I do. Like Morrissey or something. Morrissey does that. He's the way he is. He's not thinking, "I have to be like Morrissey," you know? He is Morrissey. And that's how lyrics are for me. Whereas maybe David Bowie, or something, he's a trend-sniffing magpie, and that's his art, his talent.*Read the full article here. - Source