"When I listen to music, I close my eyes, and it takes me away. The better the music sounds the easier it is to disappear into it. Pick the best listening environment, get comfortable, close your eyes, and really try to feel the music with your body."
"Something happens when you listen to music either with your eyes closed or in the dark. The music reaches further into you.”
"The turning of the lights out at the start of a performance is a really special thing, isn't it? When you sit with a group of people in the dark... because it's not something we habitually do."