Everything is nicer if you feel you’re in love.
I didn’t have a particular persona. I’m not Alice Cooper, you know?
I have a high tolerance for discomfort.
There’s a plain girl in everybody.
Life takes its path and sometimes there are people to blame. Of course there are bad people in this world. Good, bad, it happens unfortunately. But in a way I think if there was more focus on the good, more good would happen.
I love escaping into character. It’s a chance to try on people that you wouldn’t be brave or stupid enough to be in real life.
To us, it’s vey natural. Initially, it sounded kind of strange to people, because it is different to put traditional Irish music in a pop and rock mode. But they get used to it — it is our sound.
You can’t live in your own secluded world. If you’re not on the Tube, on the bus doing normal things, how can you relate to people?
Well, I did go to Irish dancing lessons as a kid, but I was slapped and never went again.
Other people sing in the shower, but I don’t.
Musicians are probably the most uncomfortable people in themselves in the world. Happiness, I think, only exists when you’re a child and once you go past 11, unfortunately it’s gone.
All I care is that my family, and my loved ones, understand me. Or that they understand me to a degree – I don’t understand me very much. And I don’t need the world to understand me. That is the most egocentric thing.