In a recent in interview with Pearl Jam
Eddie Vedder calls the writing process "arduous". His comment comes at about 5:17. I so agree with his statement. The process of writing anything seems to be difficult for me. For some strange reason I always thought what separated rock stars from me was the fact that that is came easy for them. For some reason I always thought rock stars just had magic come when they put pen to paper. It is somehow both earth shattering, and comforting to me to hear Eddie say this.
In case you haven't heard the latest "magic" to come from Pearl Jam, check out the Sirens video
Can't get this song out of my head. I can't say I have ever written anything I can say that about. So maybe that is the difference. It is just the rock star magic