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Paloma Faith
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I enjoy being a girl. Paloma Faith

A lot of men do have a fear of my ultra-femininity. Sometimes people say I look like a drag queen, that I look scary, but I think that's a fear of my confidence. Most women in contemporary culture pare down their femininity, so there's a slight androgyny about them, and I think men have got used to seeing that. Paloma Faith

I just really want to make albums - and however I can, I will. Paloma Faith

Sometimes when you've got too much money you lose your imagination. Paloma Faith

Adele's like a beacon of honesty. Doesn't compromise, goes to America and she's still the same sweary cockney. Paloma Faith

My favourite authors are Milan Kundera and Jeanette Winterson. Paloma Faith

I like sparkles; I think I'm a magpie. Paloma Faith

When I do my shows, it's really cross-generational. Sometimes there's three generations there. Paloma Faith

I lend people money, but I'd never lend something that would jeopardise a friendship if I didn't get it back. Paloma Faith

There's nothing better than achieving your goals, whatever they might be. Paloma Faith

Curvy is something to be proud of. Paloma Faith

I'm so used to changing time zones that I can sleep at any time. I'm rarely ever tossing and turning - if I am, it's really a big deal. Paloma Faith

Ever since I was little, my mum used to choose an outfit for me and lay it on the bed so I'd know what I was wearing the next day. I never went to a uniformed school, so I always had an outfit - and I never really grew out of that, I don't think. Paloma Faith

I think soul is soul. I don't see new soul as any different to old soul. Paloma Faith

It's celebrated in British culture to be eccentric. Paloma Faith

Anybody who says they don't want to be seen on a show which has millions of people watching it at one time when they're in the business of selling records is a bit silly. Paloma Faith

Anything that's on television as often as someone on 'The X Factor' is what's successful. That doesn't mean that I condone that or think that it's right. To be honest, I'd be the first to say I think it's a shame. But if that's the way it is then that's the way it is. Paloma Faith

I wish I was more stupid because I'm either completely ecstatic and joyous and absolutely high as a kite or I'm a bit morbid. There's never anything in between. Paloma Faith

I'm surrounded by friends and family who are not that impressed by celebrity. They don't have any problem telling me I'm acting like an idiot or I'm not that funny. Paloma Faith

Compared to a lot of artists, I'm usually quite covered up in videos and photo shoots. Paloma Faith

I'm the type of person who, if somebody offers me a free meal, I get excited because you never know where your next free meal is going to come from. Paloma Faith

I'm under no illusion that there are things about me that I'd like to change. I just accept who I am, and I'm proud of it. Paloma Faith

I travel regularly and have learnt to be very methodical as far as packing is concerned. For example, I always check the weather in advance of where I'm going to ensure that I've packed the right clothes. Paloma Faith

When you're on the pop treadmill, you don't always feel that cool because you have to do things to promote the record that aren't necessarily your environment. Paloma Faith

I don't connect much with the present. I have more of an affinity for what came in the past. Paloma Faith

I'd say that, first and foremost, I'm a performer; I started performing when I was four years old, and being on stage from a young age set me up. Paloma Faith

I was once in a long relationship with a man who ran a vintage clothes store but had been a chef, so I'd come home each night to a different three-course meal. I was quite fat, but so happy. Paloma Faith

I think I'd be a million times more successful and more iconic if I was a singer in the '40s. I'd be allowed a level of mystery, and I think I'd suit that decade. Paloma Faith

I really like to please people, and I think it's a symptom of being an only child. Paloma Faith

I'm not a downtrodden woman. I just won't be. Paloma Faith

It's tragic that you can define a whole movement in music by gender alone. People are like, 'Oh, look, another quirky girl.' Paloma Faith

I don't know anyone, from any class, who's had a perfectly easy life. I've met people born into wealthy families who feel like they didn't have much emotional support, and people who come from working-class families who had loads of love but no money. Paloma Faith

My denim jacket had 'I love GNR' and 'I love AC/DC' written all over it, but I always came back to swing. Paloma Faith

I always carry a good lipstick with me, like MAC in Ruby Woo. It has a matt finish, the essence of that vintage glamour look. Paloma Faith

Dressing up is like therapy; I feel better in myself when I've made an effort. Paloma Faith

There's nothing wrong with a thick eyebrow; Frida Kahlo had them. Paloma Faith

We all get old, but I always say the skinny, pretty girls will be screwed. Paloma Faith

I'm really into food; it's one of my favourite things - everything from potato waffles to lobster. Paloma Faith

I was mainly raised by a working mum who didn't have much time or inclination for making food. So I had three or four basic meals: fish fingers and a tomato; a packet scotch egg and a tomato; pasta with a tin of tomatoes; and extra mild plastic-y cheddar chopped into cubes with bits of cucumber. Paloma Faith

You know, my mum's always encouraged me and never made my gender an issue, I guess. She brought me up to believe in equality, as opposed to feminism or sexism - so it just meant that my gender was not relevant to what I was capable of achieving. Paloma Faith

I love interesting people with eccentric stories and outsiders of the world. Paloma Faith

I'm a serial monogamist. Paloma Faith

I stay true to my lyrics. If I go back and look at them in hindsight, the emotions I had when I wrote them have passed. It feels unjustified to change them. Paloma Faith

My mum's always on at me to have children and blames 'that stupid stage thing you do' for me not already having a family. Paloma Faith

I like someone with a really good and dark sense of humour. Paloma Faith

I've got so many clothes; I can dress in any style. Paloma Faith

We live in a society where everything's packaged. Paloma Faith

It's amazing living alone. I'm very lucky. It's like a refuge. Paloma Faith

I don't understand why the accent you speak in has to indicate what level of intellect you have. Paloma Faith

I think everybody should focus on inner beauty. Paloma Faith

I agree with cosmetic surgery for medical reasons - my mother had breast cancer and I think it's very sad when somebody has no choice in what happens to their body. Paloma Faith

I use debit cards for everyday purchases, as I don't believe in credit cards. But this has caused problems, especially with American touring, because I refuse to have a credit card - and in America you can't pay for anything on a debit card. Paloma Faith

I don't overthink when I'm styling. I kind of forgive myself and accept that I will make mistakes. Getting dressed should be a fun experience! Paloma Faith

My mum came from nothing and didn't have many opportunities in her youth, and she blames a lot of her social inadequacies on that. Paloma Faith

I'd never go on a reality show - it's too invasive. Paloma Faith

I'm very affected by what I watch and read. Paloma Faith

If I get in a relationship, it's always for the long-term; if not, I don't see the point. Paloma Faith

I mean, my music career and my acting career - if I want to do them to the extent that I eventually do want to get to, it's going to be a bit of a balancing act. But I'm hoping they'll just go hand in hand. Paloma Faith

Once you accept that we're all imperfect, it's the most liberating thing in the world. Then you can go around making mistakes and saying the wrong thing and tripping over on the street and all that and not feel worried. Paloma Faith

All creative people have to have vulnerability because those nuances are what move people. So I'm deeply insecure - but I'm good at hiding it. Paloma Faith

I go running three times a week - outside in the park, come rain or shine, and I hate every moment of it. I hate everything about it. But I know it's important for health reasons and the reason why I run, in particular, is because my stage work is like cardiovascular work so I don't want to lose my breath on stage. Paloma Faith

I love Andre 3000 from OutKast. I think we'd complement each other, but I'm hoping he's got a good sense of humour. Paloma Faith

I love going to the cinema. Whenever I get time off, that's where I go. Paloma Faith

You feel a sense of elation seeing yourself on a billboard. Paloma Faith

I think what makes me different from the average Joe is that I feel free to be myself and express myself in the way that I want. If that makes you mad, we're living in a world of dire straits. If anything, it makes you more sane. Paloma Faith

Some men think that if you're empowered and sure of yourself then you're a man-hater, but it's like, 'No, I'm just the same as you are, but maybe just a tiny bit more confident.' Paloma Faith

I wasn't really comfortable reading until I was 12. Paloma Faith

I'd rather be on my own than be with a violent man. Paloma Faith

When you research prolific songwriters, it is usually later in their career they write songs that they distance themselves from, or it's about other people. Paloma Faith

I feel quite fearless protecting the people I love. Paloma Faith

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