Sunday, July 24, 2011

Remembering the Good - Quotes and Inspirations of Amy Winehouse

 I want people to hear my voice and just… forget their troubles for five minutes.
   Amy Winehouse (at age 13)

Ash Stymest as Amy Winehouse in Candy Magazine

“Madonna is an old lady. She should get a nice band, just stand in front of them and sing.”

Amy Winehouse in Look Magazine, May 2011
          In the interview: 
“I’ve finally escaped from hell.  Before I came out here I looked at a photo of myself in the paper and was horrified. My skin was a spotty mess and I was so pale and skinny. I thought: “Girl, you’ve got to sort yourself out or you’ll be dead soon.” 

You Know I’m No Good
I cheated myself,

Like I knew I would,

I told you I was trouble,

You know that I’m no good

My justification is that most people my age spend a lot of time thinking about what they’re going to do for the next five or ten years. The time they spend thinking about their life, I just spend drinking.

"I say things in songs that i wouldn’t even admit to myself"

"I don't ever want to do anything mediocre. I hear the music in the charts and I don't mean to be rude, but those people have no soul. Learning from music is like eating a meal - you have to pace yourself. You can't take everything from it all at once. I want to be different, definitely. I'm not a one trick pony. I'm at least a five-trick pony."

"It's not important to me to make other people at ease. I am difficult, but that's because I don’t really give a fuck"

...and finally a picture of a healthy looking Amy, days before the Saturday of her death.

“…for Amy Winehouse self destruction was her muse but in the end she was destroyed by it.” 

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