‘‘Inspiration is a word used by people who aren’t really doing anything. I go into my office every day that I’m in Brighton and work. Whether I feel like it or not is irrelevant.”

Is it the place he’s most comfortable?

‘‘There are other things in my life that make me hugely happy. But as far as my professional life goes, it’s the place I’m the most frightened, the most happy, the most all sorts of things — terrified, frustrated, ecstatic.”

Nick Cave