"Before she was signed, she auditioned for an all-male reggae boyband. In one of her first videos, she grew muppet legs and declared “we are the spoons”. Another single, Obsessions, described her crippling indecision in the local supermarket’s biscuit aisle. Imagine Beyonce singing that. You can’t. She’d just buy all the biscuits, smash them to bits, bake them into a cheesecake and ice an empowering feminist message on top. Which is impressive, obviously, but not very relatable.        

Marina’s songs are irreverent, playful, occasionally juvenile and always unpredictable, especially in the light of her newest song, Froot. Released today in celebration of her 29th birthday.”

Welcome back, Marina. Pop was duller without you. 

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"I always thought that by the time I put out a third album, I would want to come back to natural hair and natural makeup," she told me. "I thought, I will shock the world again and just be more toned down. I thought that would be more shocking than to keep on doing exactly what they had already seen."

- Nicki Minaj for GQ Magazine November 2014.

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