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With pop music and pop musicians, you know everything about everyone all the time, particularly their physical appearance. With female musicians, that’s made a big…
Obviously I’ve had this fascination with aristocracy my whole life. Like, the kings and queens of 500 years ago… they’re like rock stars. If there…
It must have been when I was 14 or 15 that I started tentatively writing songs and was able to convey an emotion and a…
Musicians like James Blake were a big influence on me. How he uses his vocals is amazing. And then Yeasayer and Animal Collective, who aren’t…
I’ve been in some situations where people have treated me like a fascinating toy. You know, it’s just like an interesting kind of fun thing…
I’ve always been fascinated with aristocracy. I’m really interested in the Ivy Leagues, the final clubs, all the really old-money families, the concept of old…
I’m usually really drawn to a song, and I know it would be good to cover if it sounds like something that I could write,…
I’d refer to myself as a feminist. I don’t think my music is overtly rooted in feminism. I’m a teenager, and 95 percent of my…
I come from a short fiction background, and my mom is a poet, so I’ve always read poetry; I’ve always had a lot of different…
I find a lot of feminist reading quite confusing and that often there’s a set of rules, and people will be like, ‘Oh, this person…
I am really into how words sound out loud, so I was always the kid who would, like, read the page of the book to…
I actually love Twitter and Instagram. I do think it’s so strange to think that 20 years ago, people would never have known personal stuff…
My dad is a civil engineer, and my mom is a stay-at-home mom. The fact that my parents weren’t really involved in music was kind…
I’m very conscious of people having pretty short attention spans: I know, I’m guilty of it. I’m 17 now: what happens by the time I’m…
I think young people are the most creative and the coolest – people that we should be learning from. Even when I’m at a party,…
Coming from New Zealand, all the music I listen to is not made by New Zealanders. People never come to New Zealand to play a…
My name is Ella; that’s who I am at school, hanging out with friends, while I’m doing homework. But when I’m up on stage, ‘Lorde’…
Nobody asks me about what male musicians I think about; I only ever get asked about females.
I went to my prom. I wore this olive green, floor-length backless dress. It was rad.
In a perfect world, I would never do any interviews, and probably there would be one photo out there of me, and that would be…
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