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How has being a musician affected your marriage and family life (vs a 9-5 job) for both good and bad? Seems like it'd be difficult to provide for a family. Hope this question isn't too personal...


Ott responded on 08/31/2012
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I've no idea, I got fired from my last 9-5 job in 1990 so I have nothing to compare to.

I met my wife in a sweaty club in Bristol where she had been partly responsible for booking me to play a set. She knew what my lifestyle was before we got together and so she knew what she was getting into. Likewise, my daughter went to her first Glastonbury when she was a year old and she's now a seasoned party-kid. Completely unfazed by mad dancing hippies and 40kw sound systems.

Altogether it provides a standard of living way above most of the people on this planet so I have no complaints. We have a warm house, enough food, as many 'things' as we need and, most importantly, time to enjoy each other's company.

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