Amy Winehouse

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Born Thursday 13 September 1984, died Saturday 23 July 2011

Professions: Critic, Musician, Songwriter, Writer

Nationality: English

I don't listen to a lot of new stuff. I just like the old stuff. It's all quite dramatic and atmospheric. You'd have an entire story in song. I never listen to, like, white music - I couldn't sing you a Zeppelin or Floyd song.

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I really started writing music to challenge myself, to see what I could write.

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I just dress like... I'm an old black man. Sorry! Like I'm an old Jewish black man. I just dress like it's still the '50s.

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My justification is that most people my age spend a lot of time thinking about what they're going to do for the next five or ten years. The time they spend thinking about their life, I just spend drinking.

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I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life. Often I don't know what I do, then the next day the memory returns. And then I am engulfed in shame.

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Having listened to great songwriters like James Taylor and Carole King, I felt there was nothing new that was coming out that really represented me and the way I felt. So I started writing my own stuff.

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I'm of the school of thought where, if you can't sort something out for yourself, no one can help you. Rehab is great for some people but not others.

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I don't think your ability to fight has anything to do with how big you are. It's to do with how much anger is in you.

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I know I'm talented, but I wasn't put here to sing. I was put here to be a wife and a mom and look after my family. I love what I do, but it's not where it begins and ends.

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Girls talk to each other like men talk to each other. But girls have an eye for detail.

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I saw a picture of myself when I came out of the hospital. I didn't recognize myself.

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Since I was 16, I've felt a black cloud hangs over me. Since then, I have taken pills for depression.

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If I died tomorrow, I would be a happy girl.

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I like pin-up girls. I'm more of a boy than a girl. I'm not a lesbian, though - not before a sambuca anyway.

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