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Who Killed Amanda Palmer

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    'Who Killed Amanda Palmer' is well worth the listening, at least once.

    'Who Killed Amanda Palmer' is a highly original compilation. Amanda Palmer displays a style which utilizes her talent at the piano, unorthodox vocals, and unusual sound effects.

    The disk contains 12 tracks which range emotionally from loving to unnervingly angry. The majority are darker pieces of work, focusing on issues such as death, lonliness, rape, and abuse. However, the music is never dirge-like and at times it is in fact off-puttingly up beat. Within any specific song the primary emotion may fluctuate mulitple times in thouroughly unexpected ways. The lyrics are cleverly (and scathingly) written and can be interpreted in multiple ways. The album artwork is very visually interesting.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 27, 2011

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    Love. Love. Love.

    This was Amanda Palmer's big solo debut album from 2008. I don't care how old it is though, I am still listening to it. :) If I had to pick a favorite song from the album, it would probably be Straight. To anyone who is just now fining Amanda Palmer, I suggest looking up her original band, The Dresden Dolls, and listening to them as well.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Amanda's true raw talent is displayed in Who Killed Amanda Palmer.

    I loved this album. Amanda has always displayed her talent with the Dresden Dolls but in her first attempt at a solo album she is very sucessful. The album has its happy moments it sad moments and also the moments where you think "this b* is crazy." But thats why you love Amanda and her quirkiness.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Amanda Palmer killed it!

    Its been years since I found a whole album that I love, that just speaks to me with every song. This album does that and more - it challenges the way I think. It goes above and beyond her work in the Dresden Dolls. Given that Ben Folds helped make it and Neil Gaiman wrote the liner notes (!!!), it was near impossible for this album not to reek of cool. IF you have a chance, go to YouTube and watch all the videos (or better yet, wait a week from now and buy the DVD (drops on 6/11 I think).
    If you want to be visually stimulated as well, try to get into the first run of the photographic WKAP experience and order the book (with stories by Neil Gaiman) as well. I'm willing to bet that if you fall in love with this album as I did, that you will at least try to get the book. I'm so excited to get my copy.
    BUY THIS ALBUM!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Who Killed Amanda Palmer??

    Amanda Palmer steps away from her everlasting Dresden Dolls role, to create a story through song in her newest series called, Who Killed Amanda Palmer? Co-produced with Benfolds. Being used to just hearing Amanda sing with a piano, drums, and her pipes. Now we hear her with a full band behind her. It's very good in my opinion.

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