Pride Profile: 10 Questions With Pop Powerhouse Ivy Levan


It's been a while since we final heard from pop celebrity Ivy Levan. After a stellar efficiency as Trixie, the Usherette in Fox's Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again in 2016, the "Biscuit" singer hasn't launched any new music.

But after a quick hiatus, the singer is able to give followers a wholesome dose of her extremely highly effective voice. With the discharge of her new EP FUCC IT (out now), Levan is again with some new tracks which may shock her followers. With emotional songs akin to "Alive," a observe written in honor of a buddy who died, and dialed-back bops like "Her," the singer has grown, refined and developed her sound.

"I really feel prefer it's nonetheless pop, after all," Levan mentioned. "It nonetheless has my aesthetic and each music is somewhat off-kilter and never too cookie-cutter. I imply, it's simply Ivy! It's actual and it's coming from a spot of reality."

With a concentrate on transparency and vulnerability, Levan wished her songs to mirror numerous the totally different experiences she has gone via over the previous few years.

"I'm a human being and all of us change and undergo totally different experiences in life, and that's precisely what that is," Levan mentioned. "It's simply one other chapter the place I'm at at present. I believe I'm at a extra uncooked section in my life, and I wished to channel that into my music and be genuine as potential for my listeners. What I'm doing isn’t any totally different from after I was making dance music. Nothing's actually modified; I'm simply at a distinct a part of my life in the mean time."

Despite the rawness, Levan needs to proceed delivering followers a enjoyable expertise when she goes on tour to advertise the EP. But apart from FUCC IT, the pop singer had loads of enjoyable recollections and opinons she had no downside sharing. From her favourite music from Rocky Horror Picture Show to an embarassing second throughout a dwell efficiency involving a big wig and a small doorframe, Levan gave us all of the enjoyable particulars that followers won’t find out about her.


Favorite music from Rocky Horror Picture Show: Obviously the one which I did! "Science Fiction/Double Feature."

First movie star crush: Oh my God, I believe it was Jenny McCarthy. I had a poster of her in a silver bikini and it made me really feel issues in my downstairs area and I didn't perceive why.

Favorite music to cowl: "Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles is all the time my karaoke go-to every time I wish to carry down the home.

Bold lip or daring eyeshadow: I’m going fairly pure beige-y on the lip. I might undoubtedly say a daring eye. I don’t like lipstick that's too darkish. If something, I'll do a pink lip, however I all the time like a daring eye, for positive.

Most used Emoji: Probably the drooly mouth man that he appears to be like like he's drugged up or sexy. I take advantage of it for all the pieces as a result of it's actually me on a regular basis. It's so versatile.

The final music you listened to: "Pony" by Ginuwine.

Best factor about Arkansas: I miss the seasons. I undoubtedly miss having an precise fall and spring. It will get to be somewhat Groundhog Day in LA with the climate. Other than that, I'm a metropolis woman. I'm an LA woman.

Favorite ice cream taste: I'm extra of a fro-yo particular person, particularly if it's vanilla and I get to dump a bunch of marshmallow sauce on it. But if I needed to choose an ice cream taste it will be peppermint.

Last present binged: The Office.

Funny dwell efficiency reminiscence: It was both in Baltimore or Boston, and my intro had very dramatic music. An organ was taking part in and it was all creepy and stuff, which was typical for me. I had this entrance the place I are available from the aspect, and the organs get actually loud and much more dramatic. But there was this low hanging doorway, and again then I used to put on a large hairdo. So after I was strolling out, my hair caught the highest of the door, and it pushed me again and I fell straight on my ass in entrance of thousand of individuals. I received up and I used to be like "I'm alright!" and everybody simply began cheering and laughing. So I believe that was essentially the most embarrassing factor that's occurred to me in entrance of a bunch of individuals onstage. Just me fully consuming the bottom in entrance of 1000’s of individuals.