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“All the songs I write are about human dynamics, whether it's with girlfriends, boyfriends, or family.”

“Cause I'm a musician, I'm not really good at posing and being a model, like, modeling.”

“Every bad situation is a blues song waiting to happen.”

“Girls talk to each other like men talk to each other. But girls have an eye for detail.”

“Having listened to great songwriters like James Taylor and Carole King, I felt there was nothing new that was coming out that really represented me and the way I felt. So I started writing my own stuff.”

“Here in England, everyone's a pop star, innit, whereas in America they believe in the term artist.”

“I always wrote poetry and stuff like that, so putting songs together wasn't that spectacular.”

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“I can play a lot of different instruments adequately but nothing really well.”

“I didn't think it was special to be able to sing.”

“I do suffer from depression, I suppose. Which isn't that unusual. You know, a lot of people do.”

“I don't have emotional needs, only physical ones.”

“I don't listen to a lot of new stuff. I just like the old stuff. It's all quite dramatic and atmospheric. You'd have an entire story in song. I never listen to, like, white music – I couldn't sing you a Zeppelin or Floyd song.”

“I don't regret anything.”

“I don't think I'm such an amazing person who needs to be written about.”

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“I don't think your ability to fight has anything to do with how big you are. It's to do with how much anger is in you.”

“I fall in love every day. Not with people but with situations.”

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“I have no advice for anybody; except to be awake enough to see where you are at any given time, and how that is beautiful, and has poetry inside. Even places you hate.”

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“I just dress like... I'm an old black man. Sorry! Like I'm an old Jewish black man. I just dress like it's still the '50s.”

“I know I'm talented, but I wasn't put here to sing. I was put here to be a wife and a mom and look after my family. I love what I do, but it's not where it begins and ends.”

“I like pin-up girls. I'm more of a boy than a girl. I'm not a lesbian, though – not before a sambuca anyway.”

“I listen to music that is of our time and I just get angry.”

“I love America, it's a much more permissive place.”

“I read a lot when I'm travelling and always have a couple of books on the go.”

“I really started writing music to challenge myself, to see what I could write.”

“I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life. Often I don't know what I do, then the next day the memory returns. And then I am engulfed in shame.”

“I saw a picture of myself when I came out of the hospital. I didn't recognize myself.”

“I want at least five kids. I want twins.”

“I was hit by a car once on my bike, but I still rode home.”

“I would say that jazz is my own language.”

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“I wouldn't say I'm a feminist, but I don't like girls pretending to be stupid because it's easier.”

“I'm always happy to blow up any misconceptions that people have about stage school cos everyone thinks it's really nasty there but it's not.”

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“It's not what isn't, it's what you wish was that makes unhappiness.”

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