Go ahead quote me

Actor Brad Pitt.
Actor Brad Pitt.
Rapper Iggy Azalea.
Rapper Iggy Azalea.
Singer-songwriter Billy Bragg.
Singer-songwriter Billy Bragg.

There's no love without loss. It's a package deal.''

ACTOR BRAD PITT on mending his life after his estranged wife Angelina Jolie filed for divorce


It wasn't that I was sad or feeling down in the dumps or feeling like I wanted to write heartbreak ballads. I was kind of excited about all of the things that I could do now, and I just really wanted to talk about that on my album.''

RAPPER IGGY AZALEA on writing music after her split from basketball player Nick Young


As a musician whose currency is empathy, it's my duty to make people go away feeling that they're not alone, with their activism recharged.''

SINGER-SONGWRITER BILLY BRAGG

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 03, 2017, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe