My idols are Janis Joplin and Annie Lennox, who are neither of them from the typical pop culture.
When you have put all your faith in man and continue to be disappointed, don’t you hope there is something out of there that is not of human element?
I never got to make that transition from little girl to young woman… and that really screws you up.
I’ve had my share of doing things that I really wish I hadn’t done.
I think foreign countries really do like it when American artists sing in their language. And when you go over there and say, ‘Hi, how are you?’ in their language, they love it. It makes them feel like you’re doing it just for them. We in America take so much for granted.
I don’t think that my parents even imagined that I would be exposed to drugs. In those days, for some reason, it was not talked about, just like sex was not talked about.