There’s no doubt which need has the most heroic-sounding definitions. Knowing your own mind. Going your own way. Holding your course. Keeping your nerve. Sticking to your guns. Staying true to yourself.
Independence is about strength of will. It’s the maverick in all of us, the part that doesn’t worry too much what others think.
I think it was Benny, but it might have been Björn. The one with the beard, although now they both have one. Married to Frida with the red hair, not Agnetha with the blond, who was married to Björn. Although no one’s married to anyone anymore.
Anyway, the pianist. I watched an interview with him years ago, where he was asked how you write a song as brilliant a...