Read this article a while ago in GQ Russia. And with the latest tragic events decided to translate the interview and post it here for the fans. Enjoy.
Amy Winehouse “Rules Of Life”
I’m not a simple person. At least because I don’t give a shit about anything.
I don’t need anyone’s help. If I can’t help myself, noone else will be able to help me either.
I only write about things that happened to me. About things that I can’t drown in the past. I am inclined to self-destruct, so there will always be topics for writing songs.
I am not religious. Although I know that faith gives people strength. I believe in faith and I believe that everything happens for a reason. However, some higher power is not needed for that.
To make music is like going to a banquet; you need to act gradually instead of pouncing on everything right away.
I’m not one of those who is trying to become famous. I’m just a musician and I’m trying to be honest.
There’s no point in saying anything but truth.
Sex is just sex. No need to let anyone to close to you. Continue reading