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I think a lot of people think that my parents' deaths is why I write such sad songs, but that's not true. Those songs may just be the woman I am.
I wanted to be a rock 'n' roll star. It defines life for me. It's all I've ever imagined for myself.
I was an opening act for 10 years.
I write about what I know.
I'd like to thank my parents for always stressing, be an individual.
If you think too much about something, you're not feeling it.
It was hard to work and work and work and not get your music played on the radio.
It's time for artists to take their music back.
My band can tell you, I'd rather do anything than rehearse.
So it's the greatest compliment in the world when people want to hear you sing. That means it feels good to them, so I keep doing it.
Well, I had a record deal since I was 18, and it got me where I am.
You know, I'm trying to sometimes sit down and write some stories about my childhood and maybe one when I'm an old lady put them out like a book.
I've pretty much run the circle of labels and dealing with that whole kind of battle, because you're the one creating the music, but you're not the final say. That's always been hard.
Sometimes a song that didn't make one record will stay in my head for so long and just won't go away. I take that as a hint to keep 'em close and not forget about them.
That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out.
You know, I just don't believe that art is supposed to make sense. I really don't think it's supposed to be analyzed to death. It's left to the listener or looker to get what they can get from it.
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