I know I'm an acquired taste - I'm anchovies. And not everybody wants those hairy little things.
I've got tonnes of aboriginal and Native American art, but I'd like even more.
If you think a child is going to be your accessory... it's not like a micro pig. It's not about putting them in front of the television. You need to read to them at night.
Some of the biggest advocates for feminism seem to believe that in order to feel powerful you have to make another woman subservient, and that is not what feminism is about at all.
I don't know if the average person really has faith in Washington anymore.
I've been known to throw watermelons, backstage, at people who are giving me news I don't want to hear. But I never aim for the head.
I started playing the piano when I was about two and got a scholarship to the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore when I was five. But I left when I was 11.
My father was a minister and so rock music was banned in our house.
I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
Cornwall is one of the most beautiful places, with great people - there's not a great downside to it.
There's a side to this industry that nurtures divas who can't write. It's a big business.
My mother says I was two-and-a-half when I started playing. My father was a minister, and when he went to church in the morning, she would put on Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole and Cole Porter records. I'd crawl up on the piano stool, sit on a phone book and play.
Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.
The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.
I'm not like a poker player. I'm not into bluff. My way is to look someone in the eye and tell them the way I'm intending to go. My cards are always on the table.
I would love to compose something for dance before I kick the bucket, and I'm not closed-minded about the dance, or the dance company.
I would love to compose something for dance before I kick the bucket, and I'm not closed-minded about the dance, or the dance company. I would really just love to collaborate on that.
People assume that all artists make for terrible business people, but I'm in complete charge of my own career.
I remember driving to North Carolina when I was a little girl in a snowstorm to get down to my mom's family in the Carolinas. There were chains on the car - it was the late sixties - and we were just singing in the car. Christmas carols.
I've carved out a career for myself really as a writer.