People generally let me be me. People are aware that I'm not someone particularly begging for attention. They hold back a bit with me.
From being at art college, I've always hated people that have the gall to think that they're being incredibly different when they're doing something in a very acceptable way, something safe that they've seen someone else doing.
I'm not anti-fashion, but I've always had a bit of a punk attitude. That's important, I think. I do my own thing.
My musical career was an accident.
I just aspire to pick people up. That's my ambition.
I always said that if I could just find a guy who could chop wood and had a nice smile, it wouldn't bother me if he was a thug or an aristocrat, as long as he was a good guy. And I've ended up with an educated thug.
To be a mother you must be strong. Even if you don't feel it, you have to pretend.
I'm not over the top; I'm not wacky. I'm fairly understated, and that reflects in the way I sing.
Whatever I'm doing, I'm in that moment and I'm doing it. The rest of the world's lost. If I'm cooking some food or making soup, I want it to be lovely. If not, what's the point of doing it?
I think you only really feel like an outsider if you've been an insider.
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