" This is the first time we've ever met and I have to say, when I heard she wanted to collaborate I said, 'Of course! Lady Gaga!' I've been waiting to meet her. She's such an innovative artist and a risk taker and as a fellow female, I have so much respect for that. "
" They kind of ask you in a roundabout way: 'Is there anyone you would be interested in to perform your songs?' ... OK, well, let me reach for the moon: Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Pink, Steve Winwood . . . probably a couple of other people I can't remember right now. I just threw a bunch of people's names in there, people whose music I like. But I have no idea who will actually be doing it. Maybe none of the above. "