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"I was concerned that no one would relate to it and all of the things going on in my head. Not everyone has this kind of story."
"f you have the good fortune of being a gay role model, I think that's great. But I would really rather be someone who is thought of as living my life in an authentic and transparent way."
"I kept trying to find words for the “la da da dee” part of the song. We couldn't find any words so we just left it in the song."
"I'm not saying that I'm an expert in the field but I know, in a different way, how it feels to be alien in your own skin."
"I think the popular audience responds to opera in that way because it's such an exciting form of singing. It's not something that necessarily comes naturally."
"I give them something that they know me for and also do something that's currently on the radio. I want people to enjoy themselves."
"I've been around so many people that don't care what a person's preference is so it is a beautiful thing to celebrate that with open arms and embrace it from a social stand point."
"Gracefully's songs didn't feel forced, were simplistic, but I feel like they work well together with a style that is fluid and not all over the place."
Lianne La Havas
"I am very much looking forward to us spreading the word about the record even though it has been out for a little while."
"It’s a powerful moment for me, one that transcends gender and sexuality and really speaks to the universal human emotions of desire, connection, rejection, and the emotional bravery that’s required..."
"I think we walk a fine line in our band where we are completely proud and comfortable and open about our sexuality."
"I think this record sounds the most like our first two records."
"Being more open and honest has made me a better songwriter, a better performer."
"We've all fallen for someone that we can't have, but it especially rings true in the specific story for LGBT people."
"We just tried to write songs and make them as strong as possible."
"Music's something that we all can enjoy in our own way whether we sing it or listen to it or dance to it or what have you."
"This record reflects freedom to me. There's so much happiness on this record it can't be denied."
"For me, I actually enjoy listening to this album for the first time."
"We’re sort of like a coelacanth. We're like a thing that shouldn't still be alive but is [laughs]."
"I'm looking forward to Pride Fest. I'm thrilled that I'll be back and doing some new music, too."
"The gay community had such a strong following for us. I fell even more in love with the gay community after that but I have always been in love with them."
"I love meeting people and I suppose it keeps me in with the kids."
"I think playing a queer fest is especially meaningful with the Supreme Court considering its cases and immigration law, which affects my life personally"
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