Amanda Palmer’s new album, Amanda Palmer Goes Down Under, came out on January 21. Her first solo album since Who Killed Amanda Palmer? in 2008, the album was recorded and written about the continent of Australia (and New Zealand). Many of the tracks on the album were recorded live in the Sydney Opera House, while others transpired in the studio.
For those who aren’t familiar with Amanda Palmer, she is a punk-caberet musician whose first claim to fame was being the better half of duo The Dresden Dolls. Since then she has branched out on a solo career and is one half of the duo Evelyn-Evelyn. She is known for being an extremely controversial figure and has a large cult following.
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