Amelia Lily - American Idiot

Amelia Lily Interview


Amelia Lily came third in 2011’s The X-Factor and has gone from strength to strength since, currently appearing as Whatshername in the UK tour of American Idiot, the musical based on the Green Day album of the same name. American Idiot The Musical is embarking on a UK Tour commencing at the Leicester Curve from 19th March. Tickets on sale now:

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This is her music…

What is your favourite song of all time?

Pink- Just Like a Pill

Can you remember when you fell in love with it?

I was about 13 and saw it on tv and fell in love with it

Has a song or album ever changed your life?

Pink- I’m Not Dead- made me feel alive.

If you could only listen to five albums for the rest of time, what would they be?

  • Wicked Soundtrack
  • Clubland 90’s
  • Katy Perry- Teenage Dreams
  • Calvin Harris- 18 Months
  • Paramore- Riot

How much of your day do you spend listening to music?

Probably a quarter of my day is spent listening to music!

What’s your ideal time and place for listening to music?

On the train with my headphones on.

What’s the best gig/show you’ve ever been to?

It was Paramore, I was in a really small bar. The gig was so intimate, I was really close to them. To be so close to such a massive band in such a small space, once in a lifetime experience. Even though the venue was small it felt like I was in an arena. Amazing.

Approximately how big is your music collection?

And in what format? iTunes I have 1372 songs on. I have over 6,000 CD’s but mainly use my phone now.

What does music mean to you?

I love music because it has given me a career and inspires me to progress further.

What song should we all go and listen to right now to make our day better?

Usher & Martin Garrix- Don’t Look Down

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