I've left Bethlehem, and I feel free. I've left the girl I was supposed to be, and some day I'll be born.
The monsters are in your own head
For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
Just watching my cats can make me happy.
The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I'm taking more chances; I'm bold and proud.
I think it's important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.
Far away, to an infinite world I escape. I'm clear and calm, I'm unafraid. Sunless days, in my sheltered milkyway. In Saturn's rings I feel no pain.
If not for music, I would probably be a very frustrated scientist. It's one way to answer the question, 'What is the meaning of life?' I feel music answers it better.
I am searching for the truth. Somewhere, it's in the music.
I am not the person who is singing
I am the silent one inside. . . .
I am not my house, my car, my songs
They are only stops along my way. . . .
It's me who is my enemy
Me who beats me up
Me who makes the monsters
Me who strips my confidence.
I don't like to sit and bask in my own awards. Awards represent artistic death to me.
Thank God I have music to vent my emotions. I'd be in a prison if I didn't.
When you're a plebeian you want success, and when you're successful you want to be a plebeian again
The older I get, the more I see that there really aren't huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be. I tend to walk a middle ground
I'm used to adversity and working really well in difficult situations. It was hard for me to accept the success
I'm glad I made a piece of art that can be interpreted so widely. Art is always interpreted subjectively
At the age of 15 months my daughter was diagnosed with very bad asthma, and essentially I put my career on hold for a good eight years.
I'm raising my daughter with her grandparents in the picture, and that feels good.
I wanted to be a cheerleader, like my sister was - all the most popular and beautiful girls are cheerleaders and I wanted that, and it demolished this vision of myself. That's when I found the piano, when music saved me; that's when I first attempted to write my own songs.
I hope and believe we are paving a better future for female artists to come
Feminists were psyched that I had armpit hair
I was curious and hungry at a young age, and jazz was such a mystery to me, an ocean where you can express yourself in the moment. It represented freedom, it represented wearing wings and going somewhere with music.
I'd love to act. I feel that it's another naked, mysterious challenge, like jazz. It kind of intrigues me in the same way.
I'm accepting I'm not living that younger, dreamed version of myself in the big city.
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