Soulful Conversations with Ash Grunwald

Russell Morris: Astro Physics, Dogs & Songwriting

April 29, 2019 Season 1 Episode 5
Soulful Conversations with Ash Grunwald
Russell Morris: Astro Physics, Dogs & Songwriting
Soulful Conversations with Ash Grunwald
Russell Morris: Astro Physics, Dogs & Songwriting
Apr 29, 2019 Season 1 Episode 5
Ash Grunwald and Russell Morris
Interview with Russell Morris
Show Notes

I recently caught up with Mr Russell Morris, a living legend of the Australian music scene this week while we were on tour for his new album 'Black n Blue Heart'.  We just had the most 'out there' conversations talking all about the origins of the universe, near death experiences, songwriting, Astro physics and Quantum physics. These are the type of conversations I love to have!  

Here's what we chatted about: 

  • How Russell writes so he can connect with people rather than just seeing it as a performance
  • Song Writing: ‘Thinking up’ a song vs ‘allowing’ a song
  • Russells two processes for songwriting 
  • The hard working culture of Australians 
  • Having a life that is based around work instead of living 
  • Russell’s belief in Science and the Universe 
  • Russells obsession with Astro Physics 
  • Dream states and memories hidden in our DNA
  • Quantum Physics and particle transportation 
  • How to change patterns of behaviour
  • How to embrace being a ‘failure’ and still maintain your enthusiasm for life

Some of our favourite quotes from this episode. 

“I think songwriting is an emotional connection to our very beings”

“Just ask the questions, who cares. If you agree great. if you don’t agree ask other questions and find other answers that  you can pursue what you think life is about”

“It’s a very human attachment that we write songs, and it’s trying to express ourselves, trying to connect to other humans...wanting to belong in a way and have people feel good’

“If I just used those words it would be like eating porridge without milk”

“To fail in life is really important, and boy I’ve failed so many times but you have to keep your enthusiasm up for life” 

“We are all part of this universe and we are all part of each other...imagine the generations that have gone into you!” 

“Life at a quantum level is magical”

“We are children of the super nova’s” 

“We are the universe that has come out of minerals and rocks, standing up and looking at itself”

“Your molecular body is just distributed back into the universe” 


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