Amanda Palmer

Amanda Mac Kinnon Gaiman Palmer[4] (born April 30, 1976), sometimes known as Amanda Fucking Palmer,[1][2] is an American performer who first rose to prominence as the lead singer, pianist, and lyricist/composer of the duo The DresdenDolls.[5] She has since started a solo career, and is also one half of the duo Evelyn Evelyn.

Big KickStarter success.

Graduated Wesleyan University 1998.

Started DresdenDolls 2000. First album 2002. Continued through 2008.

First solo album, Who Killed Amanda Palmer, in 2008.

Dispute with her record company Roadrunner in 2009.

EP "Amanda Palmer Performs the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele" (Uke) in 2010

Solo album Amanda Palmer Goes Down Under in 2011.

Married Neil Gaiman in 2011.

KickStarter big-win in 2012: 2012-05-01-AmandaPalmerKickstarterCampaign

  • May'2013: Nitsuh Abebe on the backlash: Telling the world all about your life can look generous to fans and like a barrage of narcissism to everyone else... The web offers an opportunity to fall into the open arms of fans, in ways that weren’t available before. Here’s the catch: The web also makes it near-impossible to fall into the arms of just one’s fans. Each time you dive into the crowd, some portion of the audience before you consists of observers with no interest in catching you. And you are still asking them to.

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