” I end up pleading my case to alternative programmers – you’re telling me that my music is too dark for pop, too pop for alternative, and urban radio won’t touch it – so we have a record that doesn’t fit in. And what is more alternative than that? “


” It usually takes me 20 to 90 minutes to write a song because once I start, I don’t stop. If I start writing a song, and you try to have a conversation with me, you’re a bad person. “


” You can tell if there’s magic in something. When you start it, you want to finish it and you want it to be perfect. If you’re not inspired, and you’re working hard to pull inspiration from somewhere and make a song something it’s not, then it’s very contrived, and I don’t like to write music that’s contrived. “


” I’m 21 years old, and it’s kind of uncomfortable for me to talk about, but I’m in the 1 percent as far as my income and tax bracket. But now that I’m here, there’s no amount of money you can wave in front of my face that will make me understand depriving people of human rights. “


” I think, growing up in a small town – I grew up in a lot of different places. I grew up in a city environment, a more suburban environment, a more rural environment. That’s the beauty of New Jersey is you get a lot of different types of living. “


” Every song I write is autobiographical and is about people, and that’s one of the things that gets complicated. You have to decide where’s your place as a songwriter. “


” My EP, ‘Room 93,’ was all about isolation – it was based on the idea of being in a hotel room and being totally alone with yourself or that other person. “


” The environment around you shapes who you are. How you handle an emergency or how you react when someone is rude to you, that’s you. “


” You numb yourself so you’re not terrified when you’re on TV at 7 o’clock in the morning with Justin Bieber, who you just met a couple of days before, having to perform in front of millions of people. “



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