Duffy: I almost quit

Jingle Bell Ball star Duffy's revealed she almost quit the music scene after her first album.

The Welsh singer-songwriter became a massive star in 2008 with her debut album selling 6.5 million copies around the world and helping her to win a Grammy and four Brit awards.

So what was the problem? It was all to do with promoting the album

She said: "I thought about walking away, I really did. Not because I thought I'd done it. It's just that I missed the simple things in life. Life had got so complicated.

"I forgot for a while what my job was, what my role was. I'm not a model. I'm not a celebrity. So who am I? It all gets so complicated. Holding onto your integrity is really difficult."

The singer who is now back with the track, "Well, Well, Well" revealed she spent so much time travelling to promote the album that she once forgot what country she was in.

She told Walesonline.co.uk: "One incident that has stayed with me is trying to speak Spanish on a French TV show. That was embarrassing as I didn't know I was in France. At the end of touring 'Rockferry' I needed to be reminded of what I was here to do."

Instead of quitting, Duffy has put together a second album, 'Endlessly', working with Albert Hammond, the British singer-songwriter and father of Strokes member Albert Hammond Jr.

Duffy's second album 'Endlessly' will be released on November 29.

Click here to pre-order 'Endlessly' by Duffy

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Don't Start Now artwork
  2. 2
    Dance Monkey artwork
  3. 3
    Good As Hell artwork
  4. 4
    Memories artwork
  5. 5
    Ride It artwork
  6. 6
    This Is Real artwork
  7. 7
    South of The Border artwork
  8. 8
    Turn Me On feat. Vula artwork
  9. 9
    Orphans artwork
  10. 10
    Better Half Of Me artwork
  11. 11
    The Last Time artwork
  12. 12
  13. 13
  14. 14
  15. 15
  16. 16
    Higher Love artwork
  17. 17
  18. 18
  19. 19
    Lights Up artwork
  20. 20
    Senorita artwork
  21. 21
    Break Up Bye Bye artwork
  22. 22
    Hot Girl Bummer artwork
  23. 23
    Circles artwork
  24. 24
    Pump It Up artwork
  25. 25
    God Is A Dancer artwork
  26. 26
    10,000 Hours artwork
  27. 27
    Bruises artwork
  28. 28
  29. 29
    How Do You Sleep? artwork
  30. 30
    Hold Me While You Wait artwork
  31. 31
    Take Me Back To London artwork
  32. 32
    Liar artwork
  33. 33
  34. 34
    Post Malone artwork
  35. 35
  36. 36
    Sorry artwork
  37. 37
    I Don't Care artwork
  38. 38
  39. 39
    Ladbroke Grove artwork
  40. 40
    3 Nights artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site