The sisters talk about their views on the development of their critically acclaimed album ‘Heartthrob’, the difficulties that women still face in the music industry in the modern-age, and how the two manage to keep their bearings so far away from home.
Interview: Ellie Goulding on Drake, Her Choice Girl Power Anthem & the Challenges of Being a Female Performer
Hours before Ellie Goulding rocked the stage with Katy Perry for the We Can Survive concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles last night (October 23), the singer chatted about Lorde, Drake and what her go-to girl power anthem is.
Contrary to popular styling opinion, it doesn’t actually require a whip, meat dress or exploding bra to make a woman a pop star these days. Just ask Tegan and Sara.
“It was beneficial because it made me cater more to a woman’s thoughts and a woman’s needs, and how to handle situations,” Brown said. “But the class itself, no disrespect to the class, but the class itself only tells you you’re wrong, you’re wrong, you’re wrong.”
In a recent interview Brit says that she wishes there would be less focus on her body and more focus on the choreography.
“I’m very open. Some songs on the album are difficult to listen to at times. There is a very emotional part of the album.”
Lorde talks about how she wrote her hit song, “Royals,” in an hour, loving HAIM and having no idea who Stone Temple Pilots are.
“It just felt like a song I was supposed to sing,” Hayley Williams said about “Stay The Night,” her new track with Zedd.
Lil Wayne, just like Kanye West before him, has chosen to use the mid-afternoon talk show circuit to reveal the softer side of himself.
“Instead of putting B-roll footage from the tour or some normal rap stuff, I just wanted to find a different angle,” the ‘Birthday Song’ rapper said of ‘#Mealtime’ cookbook.