My big influences are Joni Mitchell, and a lot of classical and Indian music, as well as Nina Simone and the personal blues and jazz of Billie Holiday. Other influences for me include Bjork, Nick Drake, and Sufjan Stevens.
I thought I was an old soul, and that I knew life, but then starting the real life, I figured I am completely new.
When I'd go to Israel, I felt like a tourist. My social and professional ties had started to dissolve, and it confused me. I didn't know whether I should stay here in Paris or go back to Israel, or even cut off all my ties with Israel so I could really plant roots here. Or maybe go somewhere else altogether.
Songs are a way to express what I have felt. A way to understand what happened to me or to other people.
When I write in Hebrew, I don't look for sophistication in music; it's just pure emotion that comes out.