Shirley Manson

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I am laughably aggressive, and the rest of the band is very laid back, so we mix well.

Shirley Manson

A lot of people these days are not music lovers - they just want to be famous which is a very different thing to what I grew up believing in.

Shirley Manson

If you have any opinions at all or if you're even remotely verbal then they're going to call you fiery.

Shirley Manson

I am a contradictory mess but I see it as my prerogative to change my mood like the weather.

Shirley Manson

I don't think they can deal with someone being complex and contradictory; it's not acceptable, you have to be a cartoon, a stereotype.

Shirley Manson

I like the feeling that I'm giving young women self-confidence. It sounds so cliched, but it can be very moving.

Shirley Manson

Starbucks is my main fix and it's usually you people working in there - sometimes they're actually shaking. It just makes me feel horrendous because I've been in that situation.

Shirley Manson

It's definitely an intrinsic part of my makeup that makes me want to see black when everyone else is seeing white.

Shirley Manson

I feel the same way I did when I was in school. I'm having the same insecurities. They don't go away just because they call you a sex symbol.

Shirley Manson

Mozart was a punk, which people seem to forget. He was a naughty, naughty boy.

Shirley Manson

A lot of celebrities just want money, fame, power, fancy cars, houses all over the world and have people bow down to them. To me, that's frightful behaviour.

Shirley Manson

At the end of the day, though, the band members have to be strong. It's down to the individuals in the unit. Listen to me, I'm talking like I'm in the army and this is my squadron.

Shirley Manson

A lot of my friends are artists or musicians or single parent families and I'm totally aware of how difficult it is for them to make ends meet.

Shirley Manson

I'm fairly in control and I don't like to flirt particularly. I mean, obviously if I meet someone who I think is hot, of course I'll want to flirt with him, But in general I don't use it in day-to-day life.

Shirley Manson