Live your life with arms wide open. Today is where your book begins. The rest is still unwritten.— Natasha Bedingfield
The most heartwarming Natasha Bedingfield quotes that will transform you to a better person
No one else can feel it for you Only you can let it in No one else, no one else Can speak the words on your lips Drench yourself in words unspoken Live your life with arms wide open Today is where your book begins The rest is still unwritten.
Feel the rain on your skin, no one else can feel it for you.
The pen is in your hands, the rest is still unwritten.
I bruise easily so be gentle when you handle me.
Staring at the blank page before you, Open up the dirty window, Let the sun illuminate the words that you could not find.
I got a job as soon as I could - 11 or 12.
I started babysitting and then I got a part-time job at a pharmacy in England. I just remember loving the feeling of going out and buying my own clothes! I'd go bargain-hunting and get secondhand vintage stuff.
Write your own songs. It helps you to mean what you're singing, which will then make it mean something to listeners.
I know I should keep this a secret, but Celine Dion is something of an icon to me.
I love arranging my music, not in alphabetical order but by mood, creating playlists for when I have energy and want to work out or go-out party mixes and music to chill out to.
I love lamb shank. It's my favorite thing. You don't have it in America. It's a younger meat - it just falls off the bone - it's kind of like a roast. I really like blackened cod too.
I liked English and art and did a lot of painting.
And for some reason I was good at math, but I wasn't an A student. I really had to work hard to get good grades.
The common denominator is a love of music.
Hope is such a powerful thing. We all have hope for different things, but I think sometimes we need to share our hope with other people. We're sometimes in our own issues, and it isolates us, but when we come together and encourage each other and give a little bit of hope, it can, like it says in the song, go a long way.
Surround yourself with friends who only call you a superstar
The way that I approach music has a bit of a sense of humor to it.
Something slightly different that people can still relate to.
I took temp jobs, recorded a demo in the evenings and eventually shopped a record deal. All I knew was that I wanted to write songs; thankfully, I also got to sing them.
As a teenager I had friends who had little music studios in their bedrooms and garages. I'd go and play around; very soon, my hobby became a passion.
I hate that feeling of being so full that you feel like you're gonna burst, so I try not to do that.
My family comes from New Zealand, but I'm a London girl.
I was born and raised in London, but I've got the blood of a New Zealander, so I always kind of felt like I didn't belong - in a good way.
I get very deep into the writing and recording process.
I did actually like school. When I was 17, I was in college, but before that, I was home-schooled. I was very social. I liked to know everyone.
People don't listen to one radio station.
On iTunes you can mix different worlds and bring country and pop and folk and live music together with a mass audience. I could have sung 'Easy' in a country way but I just sang it how I sing. I think it's a really nice blend.
It's common knowledge that in the entertainment industry there's a lot of craziness that goes down, and it's really hard for anyone to stay sane. It's not a very natural environment to be in for too long. It's not very healthy.
I would love to do something with Coldplay.
I don't want to be the next anyone. I just want to be me, now. And that means all different things.
My skin is like a map of where my heart has been And I can't hide the marks It's not a negative thing.
I'm very honest in my music and I'm often asked to explain the lyrics;
as an introvert, I find that quite hard. And I always wear high heels on stage, which can be painful.
Music is a very powerful thing. If I'm angry, I can write a song about it, and it seems to make everything okay.
I wanted to write about relationships.
But I didn't feel I had the experience to sing about them in a deep way. Studying psychology helped me out in terms of my understanding. I still look through my old textbooks when I'm in need of inspiration.
A lot of my songs are about taking whatever life throws at you and making the most of it.
I think my song about 'I want to have your babies' really does freak a lot of guys out, not just my boyfriend!
I like doing very high action things.
Running, boxing, a lot of free weights. They're not heavy. I eat what I want, really, because I think that while you're working out you can eat better.
The music technology scene is changing so fast its hard to keep up.
Just like the moon, I'll step aside, and let your sun shine while I follow behind.