On songwriting: “Human beings are so f***ing peculiar, aren’t they? And I find them fascinating, so that’s what I explore. Human beings find other human beings so interesting in a morbid, sick way.”

On touring with Brooke Fraser: “I was terrified. I was shit-scared, because I’m certainly not virtuous. But it was great, it actually educated me about Christianity and religion. I’m quite quick to judge, going ‘f***ing Christians’, but now I’ve got time for it. I just wouldn’t be one myself.”