We caught up with self-made star, Alice Merton, to find out a little bit more about her via some quick-fire questions after the release of her much anticipated album, Mint.

After garnering much attention with the explosive self-release of her debut single ‘No Roots’, Alice Merton has gone on to build a strong international fanbase, reaching 250M streams and 150M YouTube views so far. Now, the Berlin-based, British singer songwriter has recently released her much anticipated debut album Mint, which includes the singles ’Lash Out’, ’Why So Serious’, ’Funny Business’ and the platinum selling ‘No Roots’..

Mint stands as a testament to Alice’s autobiographical and heartfelt writing, with driving rhythms underpinning catchy choruses and themes of female empowerment and unavoidable insecurities of youth, and her sense of independence; illustrated by the fact that, as well writing and recording the album herself, Alice set up her own label with her manager to release the record, and has produced a series of self-directed music videos as part of the campaign

We caught up with Alice to find out a little bit more about her via some quick-fire questions…

Favourite ever film
“Inception”

The best venue I’ve played…
August Hall, San Francisco

The song I can’t listen to …
Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe

The worst job I’ve ever had…
Washing dishes in a retirement home.

My favourite meal to cook…
Chicken Wings.

If I was in a tribute band it would be…
the Alan Parsons Project Tribute Band.

My Favourite word…
“ugh”

If I had a superpower I’d be…
that I can fly.

If I could play a gig anywhere it would be…
the Royal Albert Hall in London.

I think you should listen to…
your gut.

If I could see anyone play live it would be…
The Killers.

Buy Alice’s new album Mint here.