Remember Her? Rebecca Black Plays Her First Concert In OC Tomorrow
This sounds like fun fun fun fun: Rebecca Black is performing at her first concert in Orange County tomorrow night.The star of addictive but also horrible, terrible, no good, very bad "Friday" makes her debut at the House of Blues at 6 p.m. tomorrow. (I know, it's kind of a bummer it's not on a Friday!) She gave an interview this week with the Orange County Register about her, uh, "more mature, acoustic sound."
Black talked about how initially she wanted to push out some more songs in order to show up the haters:
"You have moments when you want to show everyone what you've done. Especially at a time when you've got so many critics, being 13 you want to show everyone who's been rude to you about 'Friday.'"
On waiting 2 years after "Friday" to start playing shows:
"It's so easy - we could have just recorded a bunch of songs really fast and just put them out there while 'Friday' was 'the thing.' And yeah, they would have gotten a lot of attention. So it was hard. But everyone told me, 'It's OK, you can wait.' And I'm so glad I waited. It's a hard thing to understand when you're young, and being that I'm impatient, too."
On switching to a more acoustic sound:
"Being 13 and going into the business, everyone wants to be the next Katy Perry or Lady Gaga. That was kind of the whole direction I wanted to go. But then I discovered that it's really more acoustic for me."
Ok, so we feel sorta bad that Black was the laughingstock of her school, but not so bad that we feel like paying $17.50 to hear what she sounds like without autotune.