darling everything’s on fire
You can draw inspiration from anything. If you’re a good storyteller, you can take a dirty look somebody gives you, or if a guy you used to have flirtations with starts dating a new girl, or somebody you’re casually talking to says something that makes you so mad - you can create an entire scenario around that.
now she's a superstar slamming on her guitar
"It’s human nature to not say everything that’s on your mind at the time you think it. Because we fear saying something that people will laugh at, people will think is dumb. We’re afraid of being embarrassed.”
I spent two years working on my album, RED. I called it that because of the tumultuous, crazy adventures in love and loss that it chronicles.
In my mind, when you experience love that’s fast paced and out of control and mixes infatuation, jealousy, frustration, miscommunication, and all of those lovely emotions…in retrospect, it all looks red.
They wouldn't teach you that in prep school so it's up to me
But no amount of vintage dresses gives you dignity
A lot of people ask me, ‘How did you have the courage to walk up to record labels when you were 12 or 13 and jump right into the music industry?’ It’s because I knew I could never feel the kind of rejection that I felt in middle school. Because in the music industry, if they’re gonna say no to you, at least they’re gonna be polite about it.
Unique and different is the new generation of beautiful.
You dont have to be like everybody else. In fact I don’t think you should.
"My hope for the future, not just in the music industry, but in every young girl I meet…is that they all realize their worth and ask for it."
The Giver Poster in Korea.