“There shouldn’t be anything from society or religion or politics that comes into your head and tells you not to think freely. I suffered from that judgement when I was a kid and I think it’s dangerous; it’s hard to understand who you are if you’re not facing your dark side and your contradictions,” she told us about the record back in June. “As an artist, it’s impossible for me to draw a straight line and put good people on one side and bad people on the other and say, ‘I stand on the good side’. I have to step across to the other side and tell you how it feels. That was almost like a militant act for me; I had to do it as a duty, otherwise I’m not doing my job and I’m not presenting a true picture.”
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