It's not even real, to be honest, it's really crazy, it's amazing. I wrote this song when I was 18. I was moving to New York, going to college, and I found love for the first time. I don't know who I was and who I wanted to be. The whole thing is my life was crazy, I don't really know where is it going, but you randomly found somebody, we were like "all I know is I feel better when I'm with you."
Who influences your music a lot?
It's always a tough question for me, because I feel like every year can be different, I grew up with so many different types of music, because I moved a lot growing up. But songwriters like Paul Simon and John Mayer, they are huge for me. There's a producer named Sam Gellaitry that I am really inspired by, and I would like to collaborate with. And I think Cashmere Cat is amazing as a producer. I think my all-time idol to work with would be Chris Martin from Coldplay probably; he's awesome!
Any message you want to say to your fans in Asia?
I wanna say a massive thank you to all my Asian fans, I get so many messages every day on Twitter, Instagram, e-mails, Facebook -- it's amazing! I know somebody created a Weibo for me, I was getting screenshots. And I just wanna say thank you so much, seriously, you guys are really incredible, I really appreciate it, I love you. As soon as I'm going be coming, I will let you know, I cannot wait, I will come to Asia whenever that is. I love you guys and thank you for supporting me!
Listen to the full interview with Lauv on <a href="http://www.billboardradiochina.com/bb2/05-September-2017-LAUV-I-LIKE-ME-BETTER-10-QUESTIONS-Billboard-hot-100-fest">Billboard Radio China's 10 Questions</a>.
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