Model Oliver proposed to Pixie at St Paul’s Cathedral in 2016
“Festival season is my favourite time of year. I’m really missing the sunshine and green space,” says the Mama Do singer, who’s wrapped up in a coat and slippers till the warmers are repaired.
“I need to encourage individuals to sing within the bathe so I began sharing songs on Instagram from the lavatory.”
“The sound is fairly good in there and I’m serving to charities which imply a lot to me.”
Pixie’s Shower Series is a haven for her followers, who’ve contacted the star in droves to present a massive thumbs as much as her tune Daydreamer – a sneak peek of her new music, set to be launched after lockdown is lifted.
“I made Daydreamer with a guy known as Peter Zizzo who I’ve been writing with since I used to be 15.”
“I need to put songs on the market that folks can relate to in a roundabout way.”
“If somebody tells me that a tune has helped them, or that they really feel the identical means as I do, it’s simply superb,” she reveals.
“I’ve learnt via writing that essentially the most relatable songs are about your individual experiences.”
“We’re not alone and so many individuals undergo the identical issues.”
“I attempt to write it as it’s and be genuine and as actual as potential for whoever is listening.”
Pixie has been sharing new music with her followers throughout lockdown
Since lockdown started in March, Pixie’s grand plans, like dwell reveals, releasing new music and getting married to her fiancé and high mannequin Oliver Cheshire, have been put on maintain.
The pair pushed their massive day again final yr attributable to work commitments and with extra spare time collectively at dwelling, they’ve been discovering inspiration and concepts for the wedding
venue, the decor and the clothes for Pixie’s spectacular bevy of 18 bridesmaids.
“I know 18 sounds a lot,” she giggles.
“Five of them are flower girls, then there’s my sister – maid of honour – then 12 bridesmaids who are best friends, my cousins and Ollie’s sister and niece. It just adds up, you know?”
The well-known couple have been courting for 10 years and in 2016 Oliver – who’s modelled for Calvin Klein, Vivienne Westwood and Dolce & Gabbana – popped the query on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in London.
He’s essentially the most supportive accomplice, says Pixie, 29, travelling with her to gigs all over the world and watching her carry out as Holly Golightly within the West End manufacturing of Breakfast At Tiffany’s.
“Oh he saw it so many times he probably knew all the words,” laughs the singer, who’s scored three No.1 singles and two MTV Europe Music Awards.
“We work in the identical world, simply in several elements of it.”
“We know the way it’s. Some years we’ve needed to be aside for a very long time however we all know methods to work round it.”
“The 10 years we’ve spent collectively have flown by so quick and we’ve bought some nice reminiscences collectively.”
Pixie and Oliver have loved lockdown date nights of their London pad
Pixie’s saved her creative juices flowing via tune.
It’s what has bought her via being away from her household, who dwell in Essex.
She’s tried to enhance her abilities within the kitchen, too, however cooking just isn’t considered one of her biggest abilities.
“I had a bit of an injury recently,” she confesses.
“All I did was microwave some soup and I burnt my hand actually badly.”
“That was my go-to speciality dish however I can’t even try this any extra. I actually don’t suppose I’ve bought a lot hope.”
What she can do, although, is construct up fairly bracelets and presents to maintain her buddies and household cheerful.
Pixie’s been taking part in with the new Lego Dots vary, which will get children and adults crafting wearable jewelry and dwelling decor utilizing totally different patterns, colors and shapes, and even temper tiles to point out how you’re feeling.
Pixie wears her Lego Dots creation
“I’ve always loved Lego but this is a really crafty way of working with it,” says Pixie, who’s been busy making friendship bracelets.
“Lego isn’t only for children. Lots of individuals are beginning to attempt new issues and I’m so excited to make issues for my buddies.”
“Little tokens like this can deliver a smile to individuals’s faces.”
Pixie, whose actual identify is Victoria, has been singing since she was a little girl, making up songs and dance routines.
(She was known as Pixie by her dad and mom as she was born prematurely.)
Back in 2017, she joined judges Will.i.am, Jessie J and Danny Jones to seek out essentially the most proficient baby stars on The Voice Kids.
A successful mentor for 2 years working, Pixie has helped kids obtain their desires and the present is ready to return once more later this yr.
Pixie is pleased with the younger singers she mentors on The Voice Kids
“It makes me so proud to see those kids smashing it,” she gushes.
“When I see all of them auditioning it jogs my memory of my path into music.”
“I do know precisely the way it feels and what it’s like with all of the nerves and pleasure.”
“Kids are so fearless. They love singing and if they’ve any nerves I’ve to remind them that that is what they’re born to do.”
Pixie remembers assembly her singing idols and realising her dream from a very younger age.
Crossing paths with Stevie Wonder and Mariah Carey have been her “wow” moments, she says, however one of the best recommendation got here from her favorite Spice Girl, Mel C.
“We’ve got the same birthday, January 12,” she exclaims.
“I might all the time costume up as Sporty Spice within the college playground as a result of she bought the ad-libs on the finish of the songs.”
“We met at a present in Scotland and she instructed me to verify I embrace each single second.”
“That’s all the time caught with me as a result of time actually does fly once you’re having enjoyable.”
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