I think one of the greatest gifts you can give to someone is just access to the possibility of freedom that you don’t have to be totally depressed and enslaved by your own environment.
I had very literal parents and I wanted to survive with metaphor and art, and there was a real sense of shame around it.
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You get the feeling that on a lot of days the audience for most music would kind of rather not be faced with the artist, especially because we’ve been educated to think that the artist are these special creatures are otherwordly and aren’t like us.
There’s something advantageous about being a woman in rock versus, say, a woman in chemistry or construction. There’s definitely a built-in sexism across the board, but I think you’re afforded a degree of freedom in rock because, historically, the rules have been flexible.
|Birth:||30th April, 1976|
|Profession:||Artist, Composer, Lyricist, Musician, Pianist, Singer|
Amanda Palmer is an American performer who first rose to prominence as the lead singer, pianist, and lyricist/composer of the duo The Dresden Dolls. She has had a successful solo career, is also one half of the duo Evelyn Evelyn, and is the lead singer and songwriter of Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra.
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