Amanda Palmer Information
Amanda Palmer is a woman of many talents. She is an artist, performer, musician and songwriter. She uses instruments ranging from vocals to the keyboard and piano to the ukulele. Palmer first rose to prominence as the lead singer, pianist and lyricist of the duo The Dresden Dolls. Since then, she has had a successful solo career, is one half of the duo Evelyn Evelyn, and is also the lead singer and songwriter of Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra.
As part of The Dresden Dolls, Palmer released five albums. She also released two more albums as part of Evelyn Evelyn. As a solo artist Palmer has released two demos, three studio albums, one EP and three singles. Her recent album in collaboration with The Grand Theft Orchestra was released this year under the name "Theatre Is Evil." In April of this year, Palmer also announced on her blog that she launched a new album pre-order on Kickstarter. This project was backed by 24,883 backers for a total of $1,192,793 which was the most funds ever raised for a musical project on Kickstarter.