.

Nickelodeon Star Victoria Justice's Solo Album is 'Freaking Out' Her Friends

Teen has written 20 songs based on personal experiences for forthcoming disc

September 14, 2011 1:55 PM ET
victoria justice
Victoria Justice at the Badgely Mischka Fashion Show in New York City.
Paul Morigi/WireImage

Victoria Justice – who stars on the hit Nickelodeon show Victorious – is at work on a solo album that she hopes to release next year. But her friends are already getting nervous about the 20 songs she's written so far.

"Most of the songs I have written about people I have played for them, but I haven’t told them so I think they’re getting paranoid in the head," says Justice, who is 18. "It's freaking them out."

That's because most of the songs are based on her personal experiences. "There are some about relationships and me being mad at some people, me loving people, and just random stuff."

But Justice has bigger things to worry about than whether her friends might get mad at her. ("I can't hold a grudge anyway," she claims.) Besides her TV show and the album, she's also working on a big-screen project.

"I just filmed my first lead in a feature film, Fun Size, for Paramount with Chelsea Handler and Johnny Knoxville, with Josh Schwartz directing," she says. The movie comes out in October 2012. "So I’m going to get in the studio more and write some music for my show on Nickelodeon and write some music for me." She's also hoping that one of those songs will be on the Fun Size soundtrack: "I have a song that would be perfect." 

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“American Girl”

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers | 1976

It turns out that a single with "American" in its title--recorded on the Fourth of July during the nation's Bicentennial, no less--can actually sell better in Britain. Coupled with the Heartbreakers' flair for Byrds jangle and Animals hooks, though, is Tom Petty's native-Florida drawl that keeps this classic grounded at home. Petty dispelled rumors that the song was about a suicidal student, explaining that the inspiration came from when he was 25 and used to salute the highway traffic outside his apartment window. "It sounded like the ocean to me," he recalled. "That was my ocean. My Malibu. Where I heard the waves crash, but it was just the cars going by."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com