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Musical maverick Amanda Palmer opens up about Scientology, stripping, and going solo Amanda Palmer is so impossibly busy that the week I meet her, she has a show every night and a photoshoot almost every day. Her iCal is Beyoncé-level packed, but that’s just the way she likes it. After a nasty split from Roadrunner Records in 2010, the 36-year-old singer/songwriter/pianist is now putting out her own music and loving her newfound creative freedom. “I’m buckets happier,” she says. “I deeply despise being told what to do. Read More
Amanda Palmer is on fire. We told you about her record-breaking Kickstarter campaign (over $750,000 raised and counting!!!) and it seems to be only the beginning of the success for her upcoming album with the Grand Theft Orchestra. She just dropped her new single “Do It With a Rockstar,” and it's got us here at BUST completely obsessed. When Amanda Fucking Palmer asks, “Do you wanna dance? Do you wanna fight? Do you wanna get drunk and stay the night?” the answer is yes. The answer is always yes, AFP. Read More
From the lady who brought you the best ode to pubic hair ever written (video below, in case you haven’t heard it) comes a brand new studio album and art book. Yes, we’re talking about Amanda Fucking Palmer. The performance artist turned singer-songwriter has assembled a new band, The Grand Theft Orchestra, and has taken to Kickstarter to fund the production and distribution of the new CD. After breaking with her major studio label, she was unsure how to fund her music. But AFP’s fans have come out in droves, raising over $400,000 (that's 4 times her goal!!!!!) in two days. Read More
  Evelyn Evelyn, AKA Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley, recently released an animated music video to their track "Sandy Fishnets." The dark, haunting tune tells the story of the encounter between the conjoined twins, Evelyn and Evelyn, and tragic character Sandy Fishnets. The beautiful, flickering animation - which also includes amazing light painting - is a perfect companion to the song. Read More