He did say that he felt his stuff could use a little more balls. He’s much more of an ethereal merchant than I am. I’m a man who struggles with spirituality whereas he’s given in to it. My album and the one before it is about struggle in a Dostoyevskian sense. It’s a real fight for me in every line. Whereas he’s given in to a state of grace.
Scott Walker on a proposed but never realized project with David Sylvian, 1995