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FKA twigs is 'quite traditional'

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FKA twigs is 'quite traditional'

FKA twigs claims she's "quite traditional" at heart.

The 'Two Weeks' hitmaker, who is engaged to 29-year-old actor Robert Pattinson, only works hard because she wants her future children "to have a nice life" and her grandchildren "to be proud" of her achievements.

She said: "I'm quite traditional. You know that saying, 'You can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl'? I grew up in Gloucestershire, and there's a certain format that people fit into. And I'm actually quite happy with that format. I'm quite happy to say, 'Go to school, work hard on your GCSEs, do your A-Levels, get married, have children. Send your kids to a nice school. Make sure you're in the right catchment area.'

"I do this because I want my children to have a nice life, and I want my children's children to have a nice life. And I want my grandkids to be proud of what I've achieved. And I want to be a role model, but not for the world."

Despite her desire to settle down, the 27-year-old singer, whose real name is Tahliah Barnett, isn't afraid to be overtly sexual.

Asked whether her performances have been inspired by Bjork's early career, she told the October Nowstalgia issue of Paper magazine: "Obviously Bjork is a very sexual and beautiful woman, but she often keeps her sexy on a down-low. I don't really do that. I throb. Do you know what I mean? I have that throbbing energy, and I accept it, and I harness it when I need to. It's not even a conscious thing."