|Paris Hilton praises her debut album
[ 2006-08-22 10:10 ]
Paris Hilton is no
stranger to self-promotion.
But when she asked DJs to play songs from her upcoming debut album,
"Paris," last spring, she wasn't so confident.
"People go crazy," the 25-year-old socialite/reality TV star/singer
says in an interview in the September issue of Blender, on newsstands Tuesday. "They love
it. Everyone's like, `Who is this?' I don't tell. Because I don't want
someone putting their phone up and recording it and making a ring tone off
"I think when people don't know it's me, they won't judge it. But if
they know it's me, then they'll be like, `Ugh.' They won't even dance."
"Paris" the album was set for release Tuesday. Hilton's breathy,
reggae -infused single, "Stars
Are Blind," has climbed to the top of Billboard's dance music chart.
Of her album, she says, "I, like, cry, when I listen to it, it's so
Hilton posed for Blender's cover and inside pages wearing lingerie ; in one photo, she wears a pink
bra, black fishnet stockings and gold platform
She says the baby voice she uses on the reality TV show "The Simple
Life" is an act.
"I'm always playing a character," she tells the magazine. "I don't talk
like this really - like a baby. I don't act like myself in public, because
I don't really want to show everyone the real me. Because I have no
privacy whatsoever, the only thing I have is who I really am."