I sing to the realists; people who accept it like it is.
Falling out of love is like losing weight. It’s a lot easier putting it on than taking it off.
If a song’s about something I’ve experienced or that could’ve happened to me it’s good. But if it’s alien to me, I couldn’t lend anything to it. Because that’s what soul is all about.
Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that.
I’ve never recorded anything I didn’t like.
I’ve always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.
I’m the lady next door when I’m not on stage.
Let’s start with the church. As you know, it’s my background, it’s a natural setting for me and it’s definitely my roots.
Don’t say Aretha is making a comeback, because I’ve never been away!
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