I recorded this live rendition of ‘Angel’ by Sarah McLachlan for my friend Michelle back in 2004. I was 18 then. I thought it would be nice to post this to let people hear what I sounded like 10 years ago and show everyone just how long I’ve been pursuing music. I will keep going at it until I stop breathing.
Thank you to everyone who’s supported me through the years, especially Dennis and Michelle who have been there since the very beginning. I love you.
I’m not saying Google has made a mistake with the Nexus 5. It had to do something, go mainstream to keep control of its system, especially given Samsung’s strategy seems pretty clear: become the number one Android retailer, get people used to Touchwiz, then migrate them to Tizen, which looks the same, and hope they go peacefully.
In other words, give Google a sloppy kiss while simultaneously nicking the family silver.
Fame. It’s not what I’m after. The more I grow up the more I realize how unappealing the idea of fame is to me. I’m a very private person. I think twice before posting a picture on Instagram or announcing something. Fame would probably kill me. The most transparent I am is through the songs I write, and that’s the closest to my truth anybody will ever get.
While Prism could have been made by anyone, Artpop is unmistakably a Gaga creation. It may not be quite as incredible as Gaga thinks it is, and its excesses will turn a lot of people away, but it’s nevertheless big, dumb pop music with a person behind it—a person who unapologetically, desperately craves to be loved.
Tumblr users! You can now post any song from my new album Soundproofon your Tumblr blogs by clicking on the ‘Audio’ post button and searching for the song of your choice. Here’s one of my favorites from the album.