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We’re going to be playing a bunch of old material and some lesser known Dresden Dolls b-sides that the fans will all know really well…
Some brand new songs — or at least one new song — and some exciting covers.
"I can understand why you might get that impression if you’ve never heard the band’s music and see a photo of a guy and a girl dressed up in crazy costumes and think, ‘I don’t need to pay attention to that — why do they need to wear those crazy clothes? Our live show is so intense and so substantive and emotional that it’s sort of the price we have to pay for being so flamboyant — we have to prove ourselves as a rock band." Palmer and band mate Brian Viglione have been perfecting their eccentric stage act since 2001, when they began performing on the streets and stages of Boston.
In 2003, their self-titled album was released on Important Records and gave the Dresden Dolls a shove into the mainstream with the single and video for "Coin Operated Boy." They toured extensively in support of the album, eventually scoring an opening slot for Nine Inch Nails.
It wasn’t until the band’s fan base grew gayer and Cyndi Lauper took notice that anyone thought to wonder if Palmer or Viglione were queer.
In the past, we’ve covered everything from Fugazi to musical theater stuff to Black Sabbath. Well I have a bunch of new material that I just co-wrote with my friend Jason Webley…
However, this anecdote and assessment quickly turns to doubt in one sentence: “I think.” Because she remembers there are things she’s ashamed or or embarassed or unable to ask or accept help with.
I won’t go into it here, though, because I highly recommend reading this book yourself.
Her typical stage look is in the vein of a gothic pinup girl, and when she’s pounding on her piano, there’s no chance the focus could be on anyone else.
"It makes me very sad when I find out that people who never hear our music think that we are really about image and not about substance," Palmer said.
Amanda Palmer is ready to resurrect The Dresden Dolls again — for a couple of nights, at least.