What's your present state of mind and being?

Very happy, sitting in front of the air conditioner in Mississippi. My little sister just had her first baby! A girl!

What's the most overrated virtue?


What one thing have you learnt from your parents?

All people are worthy of love and understanding, all of us struggle & desire happiness and freedom.

What the most desirable quality you look for in romantic partner?

Humor & emotional maturity

What and where was the greatest meal you ever ate?

Fried chicken, rice & gravy at my dads house in Tennessee

What's your most treasured possession?

My Dad’s 1976 Martin D-28

What was the last dream you had about?

I think we were in Memphis, probably included the band and trying to organize everyone haha

If you could say something to your 15-year-old self, what would it be?

You have anxiety + maybe OCD. Nothing you think or feel is bad. Don’t run away from Love.

You’re playing at End of the Road this year, our favourite festival in the UK. Which other artist playing the festival would you absolutely love to collaborate with?

Feist, she is one of my heroes. I look up to and admire her work so much. BIG FAN.

And finally, who would you most like to apologise to and why?

It’s too late to ‘pologize.

Erin Rae plays at End of the Road Festival on 2 September and tours the UK this month. Full dates on her website.