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Halsey calls out industry treatment over pregnancy: “My personal choice isn’t going to affect your profitability”

NME 31 August, 2021 - 02:17am

Halsey has opened up about their experience as a pregnant person in the music industry, taking aim at critics that told them to be “grateful”, as well as industry professionals that took them less seriously as an artist.

The non-binary pop star – who is currently signed to Capitol Records – spoke out against label executives that aimed to strip them of their autonomy, demanding an unreasonable amount of personal information.

Speaking to Apple Music 1 host Zane Rowe, they said: “You have to call the CEO of X, Y, Z and say, ‘Hey, hi. I’m just calling to let you know, I’m pregnant. I didn’t want you to find out on Instagram. I wanted to tell you myself, personally. It’s still business as usual over here though, don’t worry. My personal choice isn’t going to affect your profitability or your productivity or your assembly line. And also, in what world would you ever have to call me to tell me that you were having a baby? But I have to call you because it impacts your product.’”

On the topic of press treating them merely as a pregnant person, rather than an artist, Halsey said: “There was publications [that when] we were going out and trying to set up magazine covers based around the album release, they were like, ‘Yeah, but is she going to be pregnant? Because we don’t want to do a maternity cover.’”

“And I was like, ‘It’s not a maternity cover. It’s about my album, I just happen to be pregnant.’ And they’re like, ‘No, it’s a pregnant cover.’ And I was like, ‘So I can’t go talk about my album?’”

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Halsey also spoke on the concept of their just-released fourth album, ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power’ – which they’d previously described as “a concept album about the joys and horrors of pregnancy and childbirth” – telling Apple Music 1 host Zane Rowe that “it happened by accident”.

“I wasn’t trying to make a political record,” they said, “or make a record that was drowning in its own profundity. I was just writing about how I feel, and I happened to be experiencing something that is very nuanced and very complicated.”

Halsey – who gave birth to their first child, Ender Ridley Aydin, back in July – noted that pregnancy is often misread by those who haven’t experienced it, explaining that “pregnancy for some women is a dream, and pregnancy for some people is a fucking nightmare. It’s a nightmare.

“And that’s the thing nobody else talks about, right, is the pain and the blood, the disease, the fear, the fact that it’s arguably the most dangerous condition the human body can experience, and has been for millennia. It kills people, and to this day still kills people who don’t have access to the right healthcare.”

They went on to say that because of their prior miscarriage and battles with reproductive health issues like endometriosis, critics expected Halsey to be more “grateful” of their pregnancy, in turn sacrificing their career.

They continued: “I think everyone who has heard me yearn for motherhood, and yearn for this for so long, would have expected me to write the album that was full of gratitude. And instead I was like, ‘No, this shit is so scary, and so horrifying, and my body’s changing, and I have no control over anything, and I do finally have this thing I want, so I wake up in fear every single day that I’m going to lose it.

“Everyone’s like, ‘Aren’t you just living a dream?’ I’m like, ‘No, actually, I have nightmares about waking up in a pool of my own blood.’ That’s actually what it’s like.”

Halsey released ‘If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power’ last Friday (August 27), alongside a film of the same name. In a four-star review, NME’s Nick Levine called it “an intricate and an endlessly compelling artistic statement that only Halsey could have made”.

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Halsey Takes Aim at Record Companies and the Media in New Interview

Yahoo Entertainment 30 August, 2021 - 03:40pm

The singer-songwriter, who uses she/they pronouns and recently welcomed their first child, said that they had to run their pregnancy by music executives, who care more about profits than the personal freedom of their artists.

“You have to call the CEO of X, Y, Z and say, ‘Hey, hi. I’m just calling to let you know, I’m pregnant. I didn’t want you to find out on Instagram. I wanted to tell you myself, personally. It’s still business as usual over here though, don’t worry,'” Halsey told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe. “‘My personal choice isn’t going to affect your profitability or your productivity or your assembly line. And also, in what world would you ever have to call me to tell me that you were having a baby? But I have to call you because it impacts your product.'” (Halsey is signed to Capitol Records.)

The artist, who is featured bare-breasted and holding a baby on the album’s cover image, then said that print magazines did not want to feature them on covers due to their pregnancy.

“I mean, there was publications [that when] we were going out and trying to set up magazine covers based around the album release, they were like, ‘Yeah, but is she going to be pregnant? Because we don’t want to do a maternity cover,'” Halsey said. “And I was like, ‘It’s not a maternity cover. It’s about my album, I just happen to be pregnant.’ And they’re like, ‘No, it’s a pregnant cover.’ And I was like, ‘So I can’t go talk about my album?'”

Discussing the challenges faced by female artists, Halsey said she has learned to embrace getting older, despite the industry’s emphasis on youth, particularly in the pop lane.

“I think that the weight of…a female artist [is] deciphering time as not your enemy, when you’ve been taught for so long to think that it is. ‘Don’t get too old. Don’t get pregnant because then you can’t go on tour,'” Halsey said. “It’s really nice to be able to look at time as an ally, where for me time has been the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s allowed me to grow and allowed me to heal and allowed me to develop. I do remember around ‘Manic’ being like, ‘I’m washed… What’s next for me? When are people going to get sick of it? I’ll probably have to have a baby and start a family and then I’ll just be done being Halsey.'”

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Halsey Takes Aim at Record Companies and the Media in New Interview

The Independent 30 August, 2021 - 03:40pm

The singer-songwriter, who uses she/they pronouns and recently welcomed their first child, said that they had to run their pregnancy by music executives, who care more about profits than the personal freedom of their artists.

“You have to call the CEO of X, Y, Z and say, ‘Hey, hi. I’m just calling to let you know, I’m pregnant. I didn’t want you to find out on Instagram. I wanted to tell you myself, personally. It’s still business as usual over here though, don’t worry,'” Halsey told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe. “‘My personal choice isn’t going to affect your profitability or your productivity or your assembly line. And also, in what world would you ever have to call me to tell me that you were having a baby? But I have to call you because it impacts your product.'” (Halsey is signed to Capitol Records.)

The artist, who is featured bare-breasted and holding a baby on the album’s cover image, then said that print magazines did not want to feature them on covers due to their pregnancy.

“I mean, there was publications [that when] we were going out and trying to set up magazine covers based around the album release, they were like, ‘Yeah, but is she going to be pregnant? Because we don’t want to do a maternity cover,'” Halsey said. “And I was like, ‘It’s not a maternity cover. It’s about my album, I just happen to be pregnant.’ And they’re like, ‘No, it’s a pregnant cover.’ And I was like, ‘So I can’t go talk about my album?'”

Discussing the challenges faced by female artists, Halsey said she has learned to embrace getting older, despite the industry’s emphasis on youth, particularly in the pop lane.

“I think that the weight of…a female artist [is] deciphering time as not your enemy, when you’ve been taught for so long to think that it is. ‘Don’t get too old. Don’t get pregnant because then you can’t go on tour,'” Halsey said. “It’s really nice to be able to look at time as an ally, where for me time has been the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It’s allowed me to grow and allowed me to heal and allowed me to develop. I do remember around ‘Manic’ being like, ‘I’m washed… What’s next for me? When are people going to get sick of it? I’ll probably have to have a baby and start a family and then I’ll just be done being Halsey.'”

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Halsey Talks Motherhood, New Album and Feeling 'Zen' - American Songwriter

American Songwriter 30 August, 2021 - 08:29am

In a recent interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, Grammy-winning songwriter and performer, Halsey, talked about her relationship to songwriting and the inspiration for her new LP, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power.

During the long-form conversation, Halsey explains the expectation she feels from fans that the record should be a “girl power” effort. Instead, she says, it’s not exactly that, saying, “The lead single is, ‘I Am Not A Woman, I’m A God,’ it’s not a girl power album. From Jump, I’m like, “I’m not a woman,” you know what I mean? I’m not saying any of that. There’s no girl power in this album.”

As such, in many ways, the album is a relationship album—and not simply puppy love. Instead, and this is clear just by looking at the album’s cover, it’s about bonds between people—mother and child, partner and partner. Halsey, who has made headlines for past relationships, says she’s done with that silliness now that she has someone who is dependent upon her.

“It’s almost like I’m emptying my vault of all these stories,” she tells Lowe, “before I start over, and it’s like, okay, now I have to be responsible for someone else.”

In fact, Halsey says, she’s madly in love with her partner and co-parent, screenwriter Alev Aydin. Their bond helps the world-famous artist and new mom grow.

“I love my partner,” Halsey says. “Our relationship is so full of love and passion and communication. I remember having that moment when I was probably five or six weeks pregnant and being like, so what happens now? Do I have to be boring? So many of the things that I self identify with are not compatible with motherhood. Well, that’s when you realize too, that’s when you take a step and you go, ‘Oh, I’m holding onto my trauma because it’s part of how I define myself and I’m never really going to grow unless I really let go of that trauma.’”

These new revelations may have actually helped the 26-year-old Halsey write and produce her new LP when many might have thought she’d take time off.

“It’s the easiest album I’ve ever written,” Halsey says. “Literally. Everyone was like, ‘Why are you writing an album, you’re pregnant?’ Because it was the easiest album I’ve ever written. And in true Halsey fashion, the writing of the album always manifests itself in a complete juxtaposition to how I feel in my real life. Manic, I told you, was this album that I had initially intended to be an angry, political, pissed off, fem pop-punk album.”

Halsey’s new LP, which is produced by the Oscar-winning duo of Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, is a dream come true for the artist, she says.

“I’ve wanted to work with Trent for years,” says Halsey, before adding, “I wanted really cinematic sort of, not horror specifically, but kind of just really unsettling production. It’s something I wanted, and Anthony, my manager, knew that it’s something I wanted and I had abandoned it, because I was like, ‘I’m not cool enough. They’ll never do it. I’m not interesting enough. Like, I’m not even going to ask.’”

On working with the duo, Halsey said she was challenged and loved it.

“Trent said something to me that I’ll never forget for the rest of my life,” Halsey says. “Where he was like, ‘Hey, the record is great how it is.’ He was like, ‘So you could not do this with us and put it out.’ He’s like, ‘Or, the way a lot of modern music is right now is it informs the listener not to pay attention. It says this song is safe. You can put it on a playlist. You can listen to it in a car. You can play it at a party, and it’s not going to fuck up the vibe. It blends in with everything else. It’s a mood. It’s chill. But it informs you not to pay attention.’  He was like, ‘Your songs, I think, deserve better than that, and I think that they should make people pay attention to what you’re saying.’ He said, ‘So I’m going to make some really weird choices.’ And I was like, ‘please make weird choices. Make the weirdest choices.’”

In the end, says Halsey, it’s about understanding yourself. If you do that, the rest will come.

“I feel super in the moment, super Zen, super scared about all of it,” Halsey says. “About labor, about being a good mom, about protecting my child and doing the right things, and balancing everything. But I feel so full of gratitude at the same time. I can’t think of anything that could possibly make this moment in my life better. And it’s a subject that has long caused me a tremendous amount of pain, and now I get to feel this way instead.”

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Halsey Talks Motherhood, New Album and Feeling 'Zen' - American Songwriter

Yahoo Entertainment 30 August, 2021 - 08:29am

In a recent interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, Grammy-winning songwriter and performer, Halsey, talked about her relationship to songwriting and the inspiration for her new LP, If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power.

During the long-form conversation, Halsey explains the expectation she feels from fans that the record should be a “girl power” effort. Instead, she says, it’s not exactly that, saying, “The lead single is, ‘I Am Not A Woman, I’m A God,’ it’s not a girl power album. From Jump, I’m like, “I’m not a woman,” you know what I mean? I’m not saying any of that. There’s no girl power in this album.”

As such, in many ways, the album is a relationship album—and not simply puppy love. Instead, and this is clear just by looking at the album’s cover, it’s about bonds between people—mother and child, partner and partner. Halsey, who has made headlines for past relationships, says she’s done with that silliness now that she has someone who is dependent upon her.

“It’s almost like I’m emptying my vault of all these stories,” she tells Lowe, “before I start over, and it’s like, okay, now I have to be responsible for someone else.”

In fact, Halsey says, she’s madly in love with her partner and co-parent, screenwriter Alev Aydin. Their bond helps the world-famous artist and new mom grow.

“I love my partner,” Halsey says. “Our relationship is so full of love and passion and communication. I remember having that moment when I was probably five or six weeks pregnant and being like, so what happens now? Do I have to be boring? So many of the things that I self identify with are not compatible with motherhood. Well, that’s when you realize too, that’s when you take a step and you go, ‘Oh, I’m holding onto my trauma because it’s part of how I define myself and I’m never really going to grow unless I really let go of that trauma.’”

These new revelations may have actually helped the 26-year-old Halsey write and produce her new LP when many might have thought she’d take time off.

“It’s the easiest album I’ve ever written,” Halsey says. “Literally. Everyone was like, ‘Why are you writing an album, you’re pregnant?’ Because it was the easiest album I’ve ever written. And in true Halsey fashion, the writing of the album always manifests itself in a complete juxtaposition to how I feel in my real life. Manic, I told you, was this album that I had initially intended to be an angry, political, pissed off, fem pop-punk album.”

Halsey’s new LP, which is produced by the Oscar-winning duo of Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, is a dream come true for the artist, she says.

“I’ve wanted to work with Trent for years,” says Halsey, before adding, “I wanted really cinematic sort of, not horror specifically, but kind of just really unsettling production. It’s something I wanted, and Anthony, my manager, knew that it’s something I wanted and I had abandoned it, because I was like, ‘I’m not cool enough. They’ll never do it. I’m not interesting enough. Like, I’m not even going to ask.’”

On working with the duo, Halsey said she was challenged and loved it.

“Trent said something to me that I’ll never forget for the rest of my life,” Halsey says. “Where he was like, ‘Hey, the record is great how it is.’ He was like, ‘So you could not do this with us and put it out.’ He’s like, ‘Or, the way a lot of modern music is right now is it informs the listener not to pay attention. It says this song is safe. You can put it on a playlist. You can listen to it in a car. You can play it at a party, and it’s not going to fuck up the vibe. It blends in with everything else. It’s a mood. It’s chill. But it informs you not to pay attention.’  He was like, ‘Your songs, I think, deserve better than that, and I think that they should make people pay attention to what you’re saying.’ He said, ‘So I’m going to make some really weird choices.’ And I was like, ‘please make weird choices. Make the weirdest choices.’”

In the end, says Halsey, it’s about understanding yourself. If you do that, the rest will come.

“I feel super in the moment, super Zen, super scared about all of it,” Halsey says. “About labor, about being a good mom, about protecting my child and doing the right things, and balancing everything. But I feel so full of gratitude at the same time. I can’t think of anything that could possibly make this moment in my life better. And it’s a subject that has long caused me a tremendous amount of pain, and now I get to feel this way instead.”

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Taylor Swift says she's ‘blown away’ by Halsey’s new studio album: Giving us all a brave new era to dive into

PINKVILLA 29 August, 2021 - 02:53pm

The Willow Singer now took to her Instagram stories to promote Halsey’s new studio album, and gushed about their ‘commitment to taking risks.’ By mentioning Halsey in one of her stories, Taylor posted a snippet of their new song and filled the New Americana singer with praises, and appreciation. Swift said that she is ‘blown away by Halsey’s artistry’ and even praised the way they took a risk with the new kind of music. Later, Taylor also said that, with the new album, Halsey has given them a ‘brave new era to dive into and explore together.’

The Blank Space singer then urged her followers to stream their brand new song, and buy the album as well. Twitteratis have taken to the app to post their reactions to Taylor’s story. While one of the users said that the two of them have the most genuine friendship and respect for each other’s work, others commented about how Taylor promoting the album would make them stream the song as well.

In other news, Halsey has welcomed their baby Ender and took to posting a picture of them breastfeeding the baby. Captioning it as “Welcome to the jungle,” Halsey was seen nursing their baby, and at the same time normalizing breastfeeding with their post.

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