Yes, Dear Reader. We enjoy those ‘in depth’ interviews as much as anyone else. But – BUT – we also enjoy the lighter side of music, too. We simply cannot go on any longer without knowing if chart bothering popster Tate McRae believes in aliens. So we asked her. See?
What have you got in your pockets right now?
Lipgloss, my phone, and gum
What did you last dream about?
I have very vivid dreams. Sometimes I can literally lucid dream, and wake up with so much detail of what it was about. Sometimes I don’t remember anything – haha, last night was one of those.
How tall are you?
What is your earliest memory?
Age 2, dancing in our house in the Middle East with my whole family watching. I swear I would put on a (non asked for) show every night.
Do you believe in aliens?
In a sense, yes. I think there’s a lot of things that us humans have no idea about. We are literally just a speck in a massive universe, I feel like there couldn’t not be a species like aliens out there.
What is the best present you’ve ever been given?
Probably my Tiffany necklace. My mom used to wear it all the time and then when I started performing, she gave it to me as a good luck charm. It means a lot to me, and I wear it all the time, or at least have it on me in stressful situations.
If we gave you $10, what would you spend it on?
I really want a poetry book right now, so probably that!
What’s your biggest fear?
My biggest fear is losing someone I love.
Were you a rebel at school?
I am still in school! I, for sure, am one of the biggest procrastinators on earth, but at the end of the day, get it done. I wouldn’t say I’m a rebel, but definitely not a teacher’s pet, haha.
What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you?
When I was 3, at this hotel in Dubai, I thought that this pool of water was glass! So I proceeded to step on it to perform. I realised it wasn’t a stage when my head was underwater.
Have you ever been banned from somewhere?
If a genie granted you three wishes, what would you ask for?
1. To end this global pandemic!!
2. To finish my schoolwork for me.
3. To be able to perform on the Super Bowl stage one day.
What do you always have in your refrigerator?
Egg whites, turkey, apples.
What is your favourite time of day?
I love nights, I am a total night owl.
Have you ever seen a ghost?
When I was little, I always talked to my Omi – my mom’s mom, who had passed away before I was born. I would describe who I was talking to to my mom. So, I guess I saw my late grandma.
What’s one thing people don’t know about you?
Maybe that I, my mom and her family were all born in Germany. So I am 50% German!
How punk are you out of ten?
A good 0/10!
Who’s your favourite new band?
I’ve been digging Wallows.
What was the last thing you broke?
My makeup pallet. I’m always dropping things.
Baths or showers?
If you could have a superpower of your choosing, what would it be?
To be able to fly, for sure.
Who would play you in a movie of your life?
If anyone, I’d want Zendaya. She’s somebody that I have admired as a singer, dancer, and actor for a long time. I mean, everyone knows she’s the coolest.
What movie would you recommend to someone who hadn’t seen many before?
Elf. Obviously, I’m biased because I’m obsessed with Christmas, but it’s one of the best Christmas movies of all time.
Have you ever sold your own CD or merch on eBay?
No, I haven’t!
What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to try?
I really want to skydive! I think it would be so scary but so fun.
What’s your breakfast of choice?
Oatmeal with berries or egg whites, cheese and turkey
If you had to be on a TV gameshow, which would you choose?
Imma be honest, they all give me hella anxiety! But, probably Family Feud because then my family could help me out.