The always unpredictable, often eyebrow-less and eccentric singer known as Amanda Palmer, along with the Grand Theft Orchestra, has something exciting in store for fans at a special New Year's Eve show at Terminal 5 in NYC. The flame-haired singer will perform Prince's classic 'Purple Rain' in full.
A pack of flamboyant drag queens, a clan of irksome hipsters and a porn star converge backstage at an Amanda Palmer concert -- and no, it's not a joke, it's the new video for 'Do It With a Rockstar,' a track off Palmer's 'Theatre Is Evil' album. In the clip, which was co-directed by the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, concert and party meld into one wild exhibition of rock revelry, with the shedding of
After days of controversy -- and a public spat with Steve Albini -- regarding her decision to pay guest members of her touring band with "beer, hugs, merch, free tickets, and love," Amanda Palmer has reversed course and announced that she'll be adding good old-fashioned cash to their compensation.
One of the year's most inspiring musical success stories has turned into a cautionary tale, as Amanda Palmer has gone from reaping praise for the $1.2 million her new album raised on Kickstarter to coming under fire for her surprising refusal to pay musicians on her current tour.
The role of Erykah Badu will now be played by Amanda Palmer. The former Dresden Dolls singer has replaced Badu in the not-safe-for-work Flaming Lips video 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,' which Badu starred in before calling the finished product "tasteless."
Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer made headlines when she raised over $1 million on Kickstarter to fund her new solo album. Backed by 24,883 fans and their wallets, Palmer headed to Melbourne, Australia to record the new disc and shoot the video for the first single, 'Want It Back.' Scroll down below to watch the NSFW clip.
Singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer has had a rabid cult fan base since her days with punk cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls. This week, those fans helped Palmer raise well over $300,000 on Kickstarter to finance the release and promotion of her next album, which is already finished.