Love issues. Confidence. Self-esteem. And I’ve noticed so many people need music right now. If they can’t put into words how they’re feeling but a lyric does, that can become almost a life saving device. As a musician that’s the most incredible compliment.
In middle school, my friends decided I was weird, and they didn’t like my hair. They ditched me and talked behind my back, which is cool — I’m over it. [laughs] One time I called them and said, “Hey, do you want to go to the Berkshire Mall?” They all gave me excuses and said no. So I go to the mall with my mom, and don’t you know, we run into all of them. Together. Shopping. My mom could see I was about to cry, so she said, “You know what? We’re going to the King of Prussia mall,” which was the mecca.