CD Review: Evelyn Evelyn – Evelyn Evelyn

CD Review: Evelyn Evelyn – Evelyn Evelyn

Evelyn Evelyn
Evelyn Evelyn
Eleven Records

By Al Kaufman

Thankfully, nobody on the planet flies their freak flag higher than Amanda Palmer, and even she needed to find a longer pole for her latest endeavor, Evelyn Evelyn; ukulele-playing conjoined twins who share “three legs, two arms, two hearts, three lungs, and a single liver.” Palmer, a punk-cabaret force of nature joined with minstrel accordionist and guitarist (and “soul sister”) Jason Webley to create the story of the girls whose mother died at birth. They spent time living in the coop of a chicken farmer, served as prostitutes to their many “uncles,” joined Dillard and Fullerton’s Traveling Circus where they rode the world’s only conjoined twin elephants while playing ukulele. They eventually discover the Internet, and are discovered on MySpace by Palmer. Read more about CD Review: Evelyn Evelyn – Evelyn Evelyn

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