8 October, 2015 - NME.com
FKA Twigs has spoken about her connection with fans in a new interview and how it differs to that of pop star Taylor Swift.
Paper Magazine recently asked Twigs how her performances connect with an audience in a different way to a performer like Swift, whose general message is "how much you want to be her friend."
Twigs replied: "I think Taylor Swift is great, but I wouldn't necessarily think, 'Oh my god, I have to be friends with her'."
"When I meet fans, they're quite creative and intelligent, kind, sensitive. Some are old ladies, witch doctors from Louisiana, kids that have just left art school. Gay or lesbian couples, straight middle-aged couples..."
Twigs also also stated that she doesn't like to refer to her fans as "fans" and that she thinks her honesty is why many people are drawn to her.
"I'm honest, and that comes out," she said. "Honest people come in lots of different types and they relate to things that aren't straightforward. I'm happy that people can roll with me, give me a chance, and let me explain my songs through my visuals. But I don't even like calling fans 'fans.' It's like, [pulls face ] Ugh, fans. [laughs] It's just people that like your music."
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