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" I have never had another job and I don't have a mortgage. "
" Personally I think women look better with a bit of chub on them. "
" I had been with the label since I was 21. The label wanted shiny pop but I didn't. I found a little independent and we've got all these great reviews in England and now it has gone gold. "
" There has always been a feeling with people that they love my singing but not always the choice of material. "
" I was writing and I have three kids. I was occupying my time with them but it was difficult. "
" The press Yazoo were receiving were focused on the voice, This obviously was about trends. "
" I was a single parent, and I was prohibited from working. "
" Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star. "
" I wasn't good at being affable. You get beyond that and realise the attraction in any human being has more to do with what they give to someone rather than just being face candy. "
" I came from a small town and at school in one class there was me, a member from Depeche Mode and someone who went on to join The Cure. That was all in one class of 30 kids. "
" The press gave me a voice too quickly, and that could have unsettled a man who had every right to feel he should be in control of the thing he had created. "
" When you make a lot of money for a record company, they don't want you to evolve. Growing older, you naturally do. "
" Psychologically, I'll always be a fat girl because that's what my character is built on. I always got a buzz out of people telling me I was ugly. I went out of my way to un-beautify myself. I didn't want anyone's approval. "
" There are a lot of people who can now see me as an artist for the first time. "
" It wasn't like I felt I was on a wave. It was just so easy. It is only afterwards that I thought I really had a bit of good luck going on there with Yazoo. "
" Becoming famous is a really shocking thing, especially when you don't have aspirations to it. It got to the point where I would try and avoid making eye contact with anyone. It was freaky, and it just happened overnight. I couldn't handle it. "
" Instead of thinking that's a nice tune, you start thinking is it the right pace, is it the right tempo? That is the death nell for artists. "
" When you find yourself on stage singing and you are embarrassed about what you are singing in front of your peers, then you have to think about your priorities. "
" When I saw Adele, I thought: 'I'll give it an hour before people say I was her,' just because I was fat. When you watch 'X Factor,' you can bet your bottom dollar, every single fat singer sounds like me as far as the judges are concerned. Can you imagine if they did that with every black artist? "
" Yazoo was Vince's sound ultimately. At the time Vince and I got together he had only recorded one album with Depeche and Depeche were to go on to greater things. "
" I threw away the whole of my working history, my photograph albums, diaries and stage clothes. Shoving big, ugly discs on walls is a bit like rubbing people's faces in it, saying 'I am considerably richer than you.' It is completely unnecessary. "
" I have never done any other job. I have sung in bands since I was 15. I left school completely unqualified. I have no other training. "
" One of the reasons I got really fat when I left home was because I thought rich people ate white bread and Spam. I also thought they could get processed meals, because we never did, so that was exciting. "
" It is not about writing those hits again. I am sure I could write them, but it is about the sensibilities. "
" When you have a creative mind it doesn't stop going. "