not thinking about sales

You do not seem like someone who thinks about record sales, and yet that must play a part in your being able to do some of your more ambitious projects.

Yes. I was very aware on Vespertine, for example, that might be the first and last time I could afford to tour a string orchestra and a choir and fireworks. You sort of make the most of it. Then you can do ukulele albums later..., September 20th, 2007