3 Music Minutes with Singer and Youtuber Troye Sivan


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What music did you listen when you were a child?
I listened to a lot of Michael Jackson and Madonna.  My first music memory is probably watching a Michael Jackson concert on video

 The first song he learned was…
First song I learnt was… I think “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias

The first record you bought?
It was given to me for my birthday. It was “Elephunk” by the Black Eyed Peas.

 Do you remember your first concert?
It’s so weird because I’m not that huge of a Black Eyed Peas fan, but it was the Black Eyed Peas.

Your karaoke song?
“Where is the Love” by the Black Eyed Peas. Apparently, I’m obsessed with the Black Eyed Peas. It’s so weird.

 Who is your musical idol?
Umm… I think Amy Winehouse is probably my biggest one.

A song that reminds you of a past relationship?
“Ships In the Night” it’s called. I can’t remember the artist’s name. (Matt Kearney)

A song that makes you happy?
“212” by Azealia Banks.

  Is there a song that you’re a little ashamed that you like?
Um, not really. I don’t get embarrassed music. I think that you should be able to listen to whatever you want. But if I had to pick something, it’s probably “MMMBop” by Hanson or something like that.

What song do you listen to when you’re sad?
I like to listen to sad music when I’m sad, so I like to listen to “Avril 14th” by Aphex Twin. It’s a really sad song.

Did you have any posters in your room?
I was never allowed to have posters in my room because my mom would kill me.

 Have you behaved like a groupie in some moments?
I fangirled pretty hard when I met Taylor Swift. Yeah, I mean internally. Not externally. But, Yes, I was freaking out.

 What music video would you like to star in?
“Dirty” by Christina Aguilera.

Someone you would like to collaborate with?
I would love to collaborate with Lorde.

 A musician you think is sexy?
Matt Healy from The 1975.

A song to go crazy on a Saturday night?
“212″ by Azealia Banks.

 The right song for your funeral?
I would want it to be kind of like uplifting and happy, I think. I don’t know. Maybe something by Sade or something like that. Yeah, I don’t know.

 Who is your most popular follower?
Propably Taylor Swift. Yeah.

 Best and worst quality of being a Youtuber and musician?
The best part is, I get to travel the world and meet all the people who support me. The worst part is, I miss my friends a lot.