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" I'd never really thought about it before, but now you ask I can see that how my parents handled money definitely affected my relationship with it. "
" Everybody remembers Robbie Williams said I had a face like a satellite dish. "
" I started my music career at 18 and for a long while I let other people handle my affairs. "
" You should make an effort on stage because it's a performance. The stage should be glittery and camp, but I don't go down the shops in full stage gear. "
" I love getting dressed up. Being a pop star is the most brilliant job for that. A lot of girls love shopping, but they might see the most amazing outfit and think, 'When am I going to wear that?', so it's my duty to exploit the fact I do have events I can wear these things to. "
" Having a successful first album is one thing, but a successful third is another. "
" I'm the messiest person I know. "
" Two premature babies was not a genetic thing; we were just unlucky. "
" I'm really interested in fashion but at the same time I find it quite competitive. Second-hand stuff leaves you more open to whatever your own personal style is rather than feeling dictated to by shops. "
" Getting up to dance to your own stuff looks pretty pretentious. And leaving the dancefloor when it comes on is just awkward. "
" My parents are good role models because they've worked hard and gave me a happy childhood. "
" I try my hardest not to read reviews. "
" I don't think that old-fashioned idea of record companies exists any more. "
" That's part of the reason I called the album 'Shoot From The Hip.' I did feel it was time to open up more. "
" I never manage to get to bed early on Sunday night but this doesn't matter, as I don't know one level of exhaustion from another. "
" You learn that, when your children are all right, everything is right in the world. "
" A lot of what inspired many musicians is celebrating differences, and people relate to that - more people feel like the unpopular, freaky one than the one in the in-crowd. "
" In terms of influence, my style icons have been a mixture of Julie Andrews and Olivia Newton-John. When I was little I used to watch 'Grease,' 'Mary Poppins' and 'The Sound of Music' a lot. If you put all those things together you do kind of get my outfits. A slightly tarty nanny in a second-hand outfit. That is pretty much what I wear. "
" When I first started out, I got criticism for the way I looked. I think, now, it's a good thing because, why would you want to look like everyone else? "
" But I quite like that the public has a very short attention span. If I haven't been on telly for a little bit, I can sense it. People don't take as much notice of you, it's really quite palpable. "
" Someone had my number and they started text-stalking me. I've never replied to them. It was tempting to write back, but I resisted. "
" Trust your instincts: they tend to see you right. By listening to them, at least you can sleep at night. "
" I try not to wear anything I have to fidget with - there's nothing worse than wearing something and pulling down the hem and re-adjusting the top. My pet hate is when girls wear those strapless dresses and spend the whole night yanking them up. "
" I'm a little bit allergic to the whole brand thing to be honest but maybe it's just happening around me and I'm not really aware of it. "
" I can definitely tell when mum has got money because then she likes to go shopping to spend it, whereas dad is steadier and avoids splurges. I like to think I've inherited both sides. "
" My rule for the corporate stuff is the same as with my music - I do whatever means I can sleep at night and whatever means I can be dignified. "
" On my wedding day. I didn't want a natural, blushing-bride look - I had a full-on hairdo and red lips. I thought it would be disingenuous to do the whole virginal look, so even though I had the white dress, I had pink net underneath. "
" But I don't like working on lyrics publicly in the studio - I prefer to take them away and work on them in my bedroom. "
" In real life, I'm not super-posh but if that's the stereotype, I really don't care. It could be worse. "
" I like the influence of the macabre, but I don't believe in ghosts. "
" Turning the thermostat down is something that I do pretty reluctantly. I like to be able to walk around in whatever I fancy at home. "