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Pop stardom is not very compelling. I’m much more interested in a relationship between performer and audience that is of equals. I came up through folk music, and there’s no pomp and circumstance to the performance. There’s no, like, ‘I’ll be the rock star, you be the adulating fan.’
It can be very frustrating and very deflating to be constantly defined and described by other people, so I’ve stopped reading anything written about me, and I find it much healthier. I just sort of concentrate on what I do and don’t worry too much about that.
I had a little bit of resistance to the idea of taking energy away from my work, and the baby comes along and, lo and behold, that’s exactly what happens.
You can’t start with imbalance and end with peace, be that in your own body, in an ecosystem or between a government and its people. What we need to strive for is not perfection, but balance.
I think I’m a very solitary person. To actually not be anonymous is a bit claustrophobic for me.
When I first started writing songs and being very explicit, it was hard, but one of the main things people respond to in my writing is that ‘just say it’ attitude of my songs. There really is nothing personal or private; it’s all universal, if you can just find the courage to be open about your life.
I don’t care if they eat me alive, I’ve got better things to do then survive.
People need something or someone to fasten themselves to in order to reassure themselves that they are real.
Patriarchy is a fundamental imbalance underlying society And it’s one we rarely address because it’s so universal. But as I get older, I see that peace is a product of balance.
Having more exposure is kind of a bittersweet thing for me, honestly, because it’s nice to have a little more job security in life now.
Someone’s got to be interested in how I feel, just because I’m here and I’m real.
I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap.
Feminism is not only for women It’s something everyone can participate in, and evolve together, as the first step in the right direction. I see feminism as a tool to achieve that balance and peace.
For me, the stronger ground I have in my personal life, then the more will I have to fight the good fight.