Lily Allen says she has ''no control'' over her music career, arguing the industry is ''messed up''.
Lily Allen has ''no control'' over her career.
The 29-year-old singer - whose recent album 'Sheezus' debuted at number one before quickly plummeting - bemoaned music executives choosing which of her new tracks are released as singles.
During a pre-recorded interview on Australian breakfast show 'Weekend Sunrise', she said: ''The actual industry side is messed up. I've got no control over a lot of it.
''They kind of made decisions for the wrong reasons. You deliver a body of work and then they basically put it into a market research machine and decide which singles will be released.''
Despite this, the London-born musician says she's ''100 per cent'' happy with 'Sheezus', which features the singles 'Hard Out Here' and 'Air Balloon'.
Last week, meanwhile, it was revealed plans to include a score Lily had written for the new 'Bridget Jones' musical had been scrapped.
Writer Helen Fielding has decided to re-write the stage production and no longer requires the services of the 'Not Fair' hitmaker.
Lily told The Sun newspaper: ''I wrote some great music for it but Helen Fielding wants to go back and write a whole new story.
''It's been a long-term project and I was happy to do my bit but I'm now out of the picture.''
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.