Girls are trained to say, ‘I wrote this, but it’s probably really stupid.’ Well, no, you wouldn’t write a novel if you thought it was really stupid. Men are much more comfortable going, ‘I wrote this book because I have a unique perspective that the world needs to hear.’ Girls are taught from the age of seven that if you get a compliment, you don’t go, ‘Thank you’, you go, ‘No, you’re insane.’
We went on tour with Cristina in America and we didn’t get to know each other that well. But throughout the years, we met each other at festivals again and sometimes you do have time, you know. With some bands somehow it always comes wrong and you never really met up, but with Cristina we somehow did. (…) Together with Tarja and Anneke, I have the most connection, you know the most connection like calling or tweeting or sending sms’s!