The 'Hold On To Your Misery' star, real name Anita Blay, told WOTYOUGOT that the internet is a positive tool for musicians, despite continued filesharing and illegal downloading.
CocknBullKid said: "You've got to try and move with the times and adapt to the situation that we have now. Overall I think the internet is a good thing and social media is a good thing."
She added: "Prior to things like MySpace, the way a musician would get heard was things like being that one lucky person that the A&R spotted waitressing - that never happens.
"More realistically you'd send your demo in an envelope to an A&R who's got 150,000 other demos to listen to and will probably never get round to listening to yours."
Asked if she ever downloaded music illegally herself, CocknBullKid said: "I think we've all done it from time to time - I'm not going to pretend that I haven't
"But I don't do it now - I'd rather give my money to [artists]. If you're an upcoming artist, it's very difficult for your first album to break even. Breaking even is now seen as the platinum of the '10s."
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Watch the CocknBullKid video interview with WOTYOUGOT below: