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FKA twigs: Don't label me

FKA twigs never wants to feel uncomfortable again.

The British singer rocks an alternative look, with multiple piercings adorning her ears, a nose piercing through her septum and a distinctive flair for fashion.

However, her years spent working as dancer for artists such as Jessie J and Kylie have left her hating the quirky label.

"I was the 'quirky androgynous girl'. If anyone ever says I'm quirky ever again, I'll throw up on myself," FKA twigs sighed to Q magazine. "I guess I just felt really disconnected from myself. You're making someone else's dream happen by selling yourself and them boxing you into the 'alternative kooky dancer' role. You just feel a bit sucked dry.

"I think that's why I'm so determined in what I'm doing. It's why I will never be made to feel uncomfortable again, because I spent so many years feeling uncomfortable. But at the same time I learnt a lot."

The 26-year-old is currently riding high in the charts with debut studio album LP1. The record even earned her a nomination for Mercury Prize's best British album.

Her love life isn't looking to shabby either, and she's been dating Twilight hunk Robert Pattinson since September. However she's all too aware her new A-list life could end with no warning.

"It's weird, but I feel like at any moment, if you don't keep on working hard, everything is gonna go. People say, 'Oh, you're selling out this venue.' But it doesn't really mean anything," she mused.

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