Josh Farrar: I’m interested in your early musical experiences. Some of your earliest musical memories, when you started listening to music, when you started to play the guitar, when you started to sing.
Jeff Buckley: It’s been not so much a preoccupation as a companion. I hit me just like it hit everybody, really, as far as I know. There are people who take it on as a dry vocation. Music is like violence, it’s accompanied mankind the whole way.
I’m skimming through this…and this part is very interesting to me. I think he might have been a lot more self conscious than he would have ever wanted to let on:
JB: I’m going to have to break down and tell you that I don’t think any of this is very noteworthy.
JF: What you’re telling me?
JB: This whole fucking affair. I have to remember…what it means to be in a magazine. It doesn’t mean nothing.