People assume that all artists make for terrible business people, but I'm in complete charge of my own career.
For a song cycle to work, you have to feel these things when you hear them and you either have an emotional reaction to it or you don't. The plotline is something that gets woven together in the back-story.
Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don't fit into boxes.
There is a phenomenal amount of pressure on women in this industry: they are considered vintage by the time they hit their mid-30s.
I can see how the young girls really get hurt when their moms are critical, or vice versa when they're overly critical of their moms. It can be so painful.
The world that we all knew before, could wake up in feeling safe... now it seems that everything has been turned upside down.