When I was 12 years old I was really into the following things:
Lighting things on fire
“Dragon Ball Z”
Fast forward 12 years later and little has changed. For most pre-teens, unless you were part of The Jackson 5, your ambitions don’t go past seeing how long you can go without showering and poking dead things with sticks.
Heather Russell, on the other hand, is not your average sixth grader. With a growing YouTube channel and a fanbase reaching into the thousands, Heather is a 12-year-old on a mission.
We caught up with the young singer/songwriter — who blew our minds with a live performance — to speak with her about her popular cover songs on YouTube, and about her being influenced by the legend himself, Freddie Mercury.
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Feature image courtesy: Stephen Garnett