” The first song I ever wrote was when I was 12, and it had, like, four lines in it. You progress and get better. “


” I find myself more affected by music the more I do it. Particularly when you’re touring, and you’re in the bus, and you’re listening to loads of music. Life becomes far more dramatic, I guess – you’re never in the same place, you’re constantly meeting new people. You almost become more sensitized to music. “


” I would consider myself a perfectionist, yeah. I don’t think that is always that helpful, either. Sometimes it’s good to be a little more open-minded, you can overthink things when things are actually fine, and it’s that moment that you lose it. Looking back, sometimes I’ve made mistakes from being a perfectionist. “


” Music is shared. It’s a shared feeling, that’s what music is all about. When you listen to a song with someone else, it becomes more than just a song. It defines relationships. “


” I’m not saying you have to be totally despondent or anything, but… in New York, it’s cold sometimes, it rains sometimes, even if everything in your life is great, bad weather can set the mood. You can write songs in New York because it’s not always perfect. To write a good song, things can’t be perfect. “


” Every musician writes about past relationships. And other than that, I can promise you, I have very little in common with Taylor Swift. “


” If people stop being interested, it’s because you haven’t written a good enough album. Music will always be the most powerful thing. It doesn’t matter what record labels or journalists say. It’s the song. “


” The dominant male is history. Could you see a male Lady Gaga? The closest we’ve got is Justin Bieber, who’d be locked up if he tried the stuff Gaga gets away with. Women are the only rock stars now. Adele is brutally honest. I want to be like her. “



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The first song I ever wrote was when I was 12, and it had, like, four lines in it. You progress and get better.
I find myself more affected by music the more I do it. Particularly when you


I would consider myself a perfectionist, yeah. I don
Music is shared. It
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Every musician writes about past relationships. And other than that, I can promise you, I have very little in common with Taylor Swift.
If people stop being interested, it
The dominant male is history. Could you see a male Lady Gaga? The closest we
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