I write a lot of sad songs!
I feel like Drake could literally put out anything - like, the sound of seagulls over a beat - and it could be the Number One song on Spotify.
Ever since I visited Paris when I was younger, the sappy side of me really wanted to write a song about it someday.
I'm super-into sappy movies like 'La La Land' and 'Midnight in Paris.'
The thing about Sheeran is that he is an incredibly real artist and songwriter. He is not trying to be anybody else other than himself.
'Lauv' comes from the Latvian word for lion, and my mom's side of the family is from Latvia - it's a place I've been probably 15 times or more. I'm also a Leo, and my real name, Ari, means lion.