The best Amy Winehouse quotes
'They're really boring. It's the kind of thing that only your nan could enjoy. You know [putting on a nan's voice], 'Oh my Gawd, it's Will Young!' You're surrounded by people that you just don't give a shit about.'
'Jazz is an excluding music. Go to a jazz club and everybody's standing about trying to be cool. A lot of it is boring. But after my record [Frank] I would say listen to Billie Holiday or Ella Fritzgerald.'
'I'm always happy to blow up any misconceptions that people have about stage school 'cos everyone thinks it's really nasty there but it's not.'
'One of them tried to mould me into a big triangle shape and I went no!'
'I love the way she's so comfortable with her sexuality.'
'I'm just a young girl who gets f*cked up sometimes. Sometimes my head is screwed on tighter than bolts, but a lot of the time I do mess up and lose the plot like everyone does. But because I'm so defensive and sensitive I lash out a lot. I'm not a nice drunk.'
'My hair is always on point, even if the rest of me is really naff.'
'She's a talented girl, but you couldn't really see it before when she was wearing those chaps with her ninny hanging out.'
'Writing is a very natural process for me. I wait for when I’ve been through some horrible thing and there’s nothing I can do but write about it. I follow my heart because otherwise you get so caught up in other peoples opinions. Not that I’m any great authority! I’m a fucking idiot like the rest of the world, but I trust my instincts, and that’s what has got me where I am, y’know?'
'I used to like Kylie - then I grew up.'
'If being a diva is getting what you want and knowing how to go and get it, then I guess I'm a big fucking fat diva.'
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