She is the shy and sensitive one. Known for
her dry humor and her mercurial temperament, she
considers herself to be the artistic conscience of the band. Her unique
vocal stylings are not for everyone; but her poignant and witty lyrics,
delightful turns of phrase, and dexterity with a rhyme highlight her
abilities as a storyteller in song.
Some of her musical Influences are:
The Tiger Lillies, Tom Waits, Lou Reed and the
Velvet Underground featuring Nico, The Pogues, Eartha Kitt, Johnny
Cash, The Cowboy Junkies, Elliott Smith, The Sugarhill Gang, Patsy
Cline Elvis, and Manu Chao
What she says about the band
"Without these girls, I'd be lost."