The highest flavor of comedy. There may be some moment when you feel initially unimpressed, but I would urge consideration of the point that it can't be helped while being so ambitiously free in production. The freedom she expresses in her music has surely overridden much of my limiting judgmental mind which is about the most wondrous thing I think any artist can achieve. She has six albums without weakness and maybe an even larger collection of great live songs without albums of which many can be found on youtube.
"They keep on burying our dead. They keep on planting their bones in the ground, but they won't grow. The sun doesn't help. The rain doesn't help... And all we've got isn't a giant crop of names
"Down in Paris they walk fast; that is unless they're walking slow. And in cafes they look away; that is unless they look right in. And in the gardens I get lost; that is unless I'm getting found."
"There was this one lady at the bar just trying to buy gin, and there was this other lady at the bar and she was trying to sell gin. It worked out good for the boths of them."
"I should peddle butterflies. There's a shortage in the city. I'll stand on the street corner all mysterious and giddy. When the passers by pass by, I will open up my trench coat, they will see the butterflies dangling like fake Rolexes... Every morning I wake up with a purpose and a smirk. I'll put on my fake mustache. I'll drink Heineken, eat cornflakes... Then I'll call my mum and dad, tell them that I'm doing fine, or I'll write a tipsy letter to a real good friend of mine, or I'll jump upon the bed waltzing madly with the broomstick, but before I leave the house I will paint my lips with lipstick..."