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And that's the kind of thing people think, you know, that if you sign up to be a singer-songwriter you know how to deal with people setting up hate websites, or people being obsessed with you and crying when you touch them, but you don't, and you just have to deal with.

I had knockback after knockback before I got anywhere. After I got my first record deal I thought that was it, then Gut Records went into liquidation. I was 20. I had no idea what that meant. I had a few days to get myself out of that contract or my work would be owned by someone else.

When I was 10 or 11 people started saying there was something special about my voice. But when I was 15 or 16 is when I really thought my hobby could become my career.

I think everybody has a moment in their career where you have to test whether it was right or wrong. We've all been there. I've looked back at performances of my own, where only you know if it is something you want to repeat. As long as you know when it's not right that you don't repeat it all the time.

I always wanted to be an artist; being a songwriter for myself was always a must but being a songwriter for others has been a bonus.

I can play the air guitar really, really well.

I do my own make-up a lot of the time, and I'm very involved in what I wear.

I never stop working when I'm on stage, and that's my fitness.

I'm not afraid to say I'm very comfortable with who I am and I love who I love.

I'm the most un-diva-ish person you'll meet. I'm never rude to people and I am always on time.

My style is ghetto chic. I love tacky jewelry, mega heels, high-waisted shorts, catsuits.

But I love singing live. Nothing beats the feeling of going out on stage and going, 'I can really sing.'

I am a dork in disguise; I love doing stupid stuff.

And I definitely do that very British thing of, take things with a pinch of salt, stiff upper lip, you know what I mean?

Do what makes you feel good. Remind yourself of what you're good at and make sure you do that.

I also surround myself with people who make me laugh. If I'm not laughing, it upsets my day.

I like stripper shoes. I like being tall because I'm claustrophobic.

I love cleaning, weird but true. It really relaxes me.

I love getting dressed up, but I want to be remembered for my singing.

I might put a nicer pair of heels on and a cooler outfit, but I'm still that naughty girl who likes a slice of cheesecake on my day off.