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In the 's, Clapton managed a comeback, another crash-landing followed, this time with whiskey and beer. In-between countless affairs with women and finally the lowpoint, the death of his four-year-old son Conor who fell from the 53rd floor of a New York skyscraper in Clapton withdrew himself for a time, and returned in after a long silence to the stage and the studio.
Five years ago the "New York Times" described you as an elder man who sings quietly and urgently about death. Your new album is also about dying and loss. Do you still mourn for your son Conor? Yes, I can get over this shock only step-by-step. But I'm going through a last, healing phase now. What did help you the most? The condolence mail from complete strangers.
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For months I got up to two hundred letters a day. And my guitar, for one year I put it aside only to sleep. A few songs that I've been composing then are on the new album. It's my first autobiographical album. The songs are about my son's death and the loss of a woman.Eric Clapton with Sheryl Crow - Little Wing (LIVE)
Clapton is referring to his affair with musician Sheryl Crow. Is that why you sound so bitter? Once you said you could only write "ridiculous love songs". I've had quite a few failed relationships behind me.
Somehow I'm not able to bind a woman. It's tied to my unfortunate relationship with my mother and grandmother and my first sexual experiences. I've gotten used to being lonely but I still feel this longing for a woman. You never got to know your father and mistook your grandparents for your parents for a long time? Yes, that's still haunting me.
I'm jealous of people who are raised in close family ties. Even if they are quarrelling all the time at least there's someone when they get home in the evening. Your drug addiction and alcoholism are legendary. Today I'm frightened by the price I'd have to pay.
For ten years I haven't been using drugs anymore, stopped smoking and drinking. But you're still playing your hit "Cocaine". Actually, that's an anti-drug-song. The fans only listen to the refrain: I hate listening to my old records which I did stoned or drunk. Middle of the sixties John Mayall got you for his group, the "Blues Breakers" because he was looking for a non-commercial blues guitarist.
And our choices really represent who we are. To fight grave illness not once but twice, then start a family on her own — that takes some strength. He says we all have this propensity for telling a story about ourselves. Everything would be served up in that order. And that story you tell about yourself can be the very story that limits you. Letting go of what it is your life is supposed to look like sometimes is the most liberating moment you will ever have. As soon as I did that, I had the opportunity to adopt my first son.
But those are the experiences that have redefined my life. But it was a nanosecond that introduced me to some things about myself that I needed to look at.
Her eighth studio album is the sound of the woman from small-town Missouri regrouping and going back to her roots. She sounds all the better, more relaxed, for it. On an album of grown-up country music, pitched between pre-Red album Taylor Swift and young talent Kacey Musgraves, Crow sounds in her entertaining comfort zone.
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Who wrote those lyrics? I never read that stuff, but I happened to catch that one thing. It used to be that if you were like that, you might be an outsider. Now everybody has found their people — who are haters. Her name was Sheryl Clapton. After 21 years in Los Angeles, she relocated to Nashville, a three-hour drive from where she grew up, six years ago.
The barn offices abutting her stables and beneath her studio are fitted out with comfortable chairs, a well-stocked bar, and vintage, down-home advertising signs and hoardings: And, frankly, of lots of money. She must, I suggest, have invested wisely. And I worked, whether it was babysitting or life-guarding or waiting tables or playing in cover bands.
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And I still feel that way. Crow considers that she has a responsibility to look after the land.
My mom and dad always said you have to leave the campground nicer than you found it, for the next people. My kids are growing up with that. I had never put roots down.