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.
While Courtney Love’s former contemporaries in Nirvana score a nomination for entry into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, Love, 49, will end 2013 nomination-less, but nonetheless moving forward.
Three and a half years ago, Kodaline decided they would never again write a song that was just for fun. The Irish band wanted to keep things honest and the change seems to be paying off.
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.
“My heart was just beating like crazy. Somehow I was thinking, ‘Man, I hope I don’t screw this up,’” Dinning said. “Like I had anything to do with what was going on.”
“I think why some of the songs do have that darkly romantic feel to them is because I was just preparing to get married,” singer Brandon Urie said.
“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.”
Filmed in New York, the video for “That Girl” brings the song to life. Nettles is shown looking glamorous with her man, only to find out that she’s actually the woman on the side.
In a recent interview Brit says that she wishes there would be less focus on her body and more focus on the choreography.
Mumford & Sons might be taking some time off, but Mumford keyboardist Ben Lovett is keeping busy with his Communion Music label and live series, which highlight emerging artists.