Forget the numbers, make something you love.
Q: Jian Ghomeshi
What was the alchemy? What was it about that session? (the recording of Michael Jackson’s Thriller). You, Michael, that created that magic?
A: Quincy Jones:
Intuitiveness. Anybody that says they know they are going to sell 104 million albums, whatever it was, are lying. You don’t do that.
You make something that love you, and makes you get goosebumps. That’s what I do. And I don’t care if anyone else gets them.