Pixie Lott found choosing album tracks hard

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 7 November 2011
Pixie Lott

Pixie Lott

Pixie Lott found it ''hard'' selecting the songs for her new album 'Young Foolish Happy' because she had written over 70 tracks and had grown attached to every one

Pixie Lott found it "hard" selecting the songs for her new album because she had grown attached to everything she'd written.

The 20-year-old singer has been working on her second LP 'Young Foolish Happy' - a follow-up to 2009's 'Turn This Up' - since January and has penned over 70 tracks and admits she finds it difficult selecting the songs that make it to the final cut.

She said: "I started writing this album in January of this year and I've only just finished it. I probably wrote about 70 songs for it because I was in the studio every day and I was working really hard.

"It's kind of like a joint effort between me, my management and my label and we all kind of compromise but it's still really hard. I get attached to all of them and most of them people never hear."

Pixie also says there is more mature sound to her second album because she has a lot more life experience.

She told 'BBC Breakfast': "It's just about how you're feeling and songs always come from personal experience and they always come out much better like that.

"The majority of it is a lot more soulful and it's lot more mature. Some of the songs on the first album I wrote when I was 14 and now I'm 20 and I feel like I've just moved on a bit. And my influence has come through more as I grew up listening to soul music."

Pixie Lott

Teen pop star with a big voice but few distinguishing musical features.

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