I hate that idea, too, not that I like Brian Eno's solution better (or that he looks all that great):
"I started to notice that you could buy keyboards of such complexity that you basically press one note on them and you've got a career as an ambient artist. I thought, there doesn't seem much challenge in that any longer." Instead, he says, he has been trying to rethink the way songs are written. His voice on the album comes laden with effects, in an attempt to "break down the idea that the voice represents the personality of the music and that that voice is my voice, speaking to you - I hate that idea".
Brian Eno interview in the Guardian on why he tried to unseat Tony Blair.