It’s quite hard to have your mom as a teacher – it’s like she’s not necessarily a ‘real teacher’ for me. But she’d always teach me to really hear the music and develop my ear and to try and hear the harmonics of the piano.

My mom’s a concert pianist so she started teaching me when I was around seven. When I was eight I started writing my own songs and kinda started putting piano and singing together. But I’m trained classically which is a big influence on me I think.

Birdy Mom Quotes

I got a phone call from Fearne Cotton. It was amazing! I literally couldn’t believe it. It was so cool. It was the night before I was going on her show to sing on the ‘Live Lounge.’ She was so lovely.

I would love to work with Paolo Nutini because he is so soulful and an amazing songwriter.

When I performed at ‘Open Mic U.K.’ I had this connection with the audience that I’d never felt before and I loved it. It was my first big thing and looking out into the crowd… was just amazing.

Birdy Amazing Quotes