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Since I'm not good at anything else, I hope I can keep singing for a long time. — Seinabo Sey

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By the second time I sang by myself in school, I just realized that I was more in control of my environment than I had ever been before. — Seinabo Sey

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At the beginning, at my shows, there were a lot of press and people from record companies. Now there are people who are there to just listen to the music and are genuine fans. — Seinabo Sey

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I sing because it soothes me, and I write because I want to let others know that they're not alone with their problems. — Seinabo Sey

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It's so crazy to see people singing along to songs that aren't even released yet. I'm like, 'How do you even know the lyrics? Have you been watching YouTube?' — Seinabo Sey

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I guess one thing that makes my music stand out is that it is quite hard to determine what genre it is. — Seinabo Sey

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We moved to Gambia from Sweden when I was six years old because my dad was from there. It was definitely a culture shock. — Seinabo Sey

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Some days, I think maybe we should try and be a little more conventional, but every time I try, I fail, so I'm learning to not even entertain that thought anymore. — Seinabo Sey

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I got introduced to Maps by my label, and I liked his sound. I had been living with the original version of 'Younger' for quite a long time when I heard the result of his remix, and I loved it. It actually made me find a new love for the track. — Seinabo Sey

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Sometimes it might seem like I'm using my songs to give other people pointers. But mainly, they're for me, just little notes to myself that I collected, and the wisdom that I've read. I give myself a lot of advice. — Seinabo Sey

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I met Magnus Lidehall about two years ago, and the beat that I originally wrote 'Younger' on was one of the first ones that he sent me. I must have been around 21 at that time, feeling a bit lazy and disappointed with myself and my life. — Seinabo Sey

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It's really important to me that the songs not only stand out individually but work as a full body of work, too. — Seinabo Sey

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I got along with mostly everyone, but music school does that to you. We had to sing in a choir all the time, so we had to get along with everyone. — Seinabo Sey

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I love hip-hop and soul, but I desperately want to challenge it and see what I can bring to it. — Seinabo Sey

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I had a hard time when I came back to Sweden and started school, because I looked different. And we moved to a really small town on the west coast of Sweden, and there were no brown people around. It didn't really get any better until I started music school at about 10 years old. — Seinabo Sey

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If you don't like Beyonce, then it's hard for me to trust you. It's like not liking world peace. — Seinabo Sey

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I'm a big fan of skilled singers. Some of my favorites are Cee-Lo Green, Donny Hathaway, James Fauntleroy, and Kim Burrell. — Seinabo Sey

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I suddenly got used to that feeling of being in control, which I never, ever feel when I'm not onstage - a feeling that you're the master of your own universe. — Seinabo Sey

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I remember Alicia Keys and Usher had released a song called 'My Boo,' and my music teacher got me to sing a duet with a friend of mine, and I remember being so nervous because I loved to sing, but I could never fathom singing by myself. And when I did that, I remember how proud I was of myself. I was 12. — Seinabo Sey

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It was the part of Gambian culture where they give each other advice a lot, how they're always comparing things in order to get a message across ... that really influenced the way I write. — Seinabo Sey

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Performing didn't feel comfortable until I was about 17. I loved to sing, but I always said I would never perform because I was too scared. — Seinabo Sey