She's sold more than 2 million albums, just published a best-selling memoir and counts Taylor Swift as a supporter. But as she writes the songs for hotly anticipated Broadway musical, she reveals her feelings about other pop stars and the industry.
"What am i doing right now?" Sara Bareilles has just blustered into a German beer bar on New York's Lower East Side, lugging a giant duffel bag. "I'm so frazzled!" she apologizes. "I just got back from the book tour. And for the play, we're in re-examination mode."