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The ones worth the night out in the summer

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hocking critics and even her own try with the immaturity I was carrying parents Naddy Beaker has taken – if that even makes sense (laughing) I a shine to audiences chopping think every teenager wakes up at some the charts holding the number one, point you just have to give them time two and three spot! With this never IF YOU COULD ADVISE ANY TEEN WHAT being achieved before by a new artWOULD YOU SAY? ist, is Beaker leading the example for I don’t think I’m the best person to take artists to freshen up their sound and advice from in all honesty but I guess inspire youths to turn away living a life you just have to be yourself there will of crime. come a point when you realise this just Young Beaker has only just turned 17 isn’t what I want but for now you might and has been hugely underestimated as well just enjoy life! Just be careful with school teachers doubting her tal(laughing) ent to be ‘a waste of expression’ but yet ‘I WAS MORE FOCUSED is now seen as EMI’s biggest success since the Beatles. We’ve called ON MAKING A GOOD BEAT FOR MY her in to do an exclusive interview to LYRICS THEN TO BE ON ROAD’ share her journey to stardom, with her entering the studio to have her cover OKAY ENOUGH SERIOUS, TALK I HAVE TO shots done she impresses the photogASK WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR INSPIRArapher and assistants with her polite TION FROM? manner which was seen as unexpected I wouldn’t call it inspiration but I’ve after rumours of her diva like attitude. always liked to try different things! So what’s the truth? Has this teen been And one morning in my music lesson I misunderstood or have the rumours rejust started writing on this paper and ally been Chinese whispers? realised, damn this is good! After long I’D LIKE TO THANKYOU FOR COMING IN nights dedicating myself to making ON THE TIGHT SCHEDULE YOU SEEM TO my own track at a studio the set just BE IN! SO WHATS IT LIKE HAVING THE started to work and everything else just WORLD STARE AT YOU? started to flow! Oh wow, to be honest I should be thankITS CLEARLY WORKED BUT HOW DID EMI ing fans it’s them that like the sound FIND YOU ?! and have supported me to the position I started attending open mic nights I that I’m currently in, I just never would couldn’t ask my parents to listen there if imagined any of this 6 months ago! an older generation anything that’s not Everything’s happened so fast! Elvis Presley just doesn’t interest I CAN IMAGINE! AND WITH RUMOURS them and I wanted an opinion, I wasn’t IN THE MEDIA OF YOU BEING A HIGH expecting SCHOOL TERROR HOWS IT FEEL TO NOW something to come of it though! BE ADMIRED? I wouldn’t say I was as bad as everyone’s made out! I’m young I’m entitled to make mistakes but different people see attitudes differently. I admit to be the girl I am at the moment I’ve had to grow up quick! No way could I have been thrown into the music indus All IMAGES COPYRIGHT OF SARA-ANNE MILLS BRICKNELL RIGHTS TO PLUNGE

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