Emilie Autumn – I’ve loved her Victorian industrial, unique sound for a few years now, and not only are her lyrics brilliant and emotional, she’s extremely talented violinist. She’s also a little bit out there, which I appreciate. She has three albums and the first two are simply amazing, especially Opheliac. I connect very well with her, and admire her style and aggression.
This cheeky waltz was my first taste of her. I especially love the lines:
“I’ll hide my behaviour with wine as my saviour”, “My life is arranged but this union’s deranged so I’ll f*ck who I choose for I’ve nothing to lose, and when master’s displeased I’ll be down on my knees again.”, “We’re coupled together through hell, hurt and hunger, at least until husband finds someone younger”, and of course the end of the final chorus: “I’m lucky to share his bed, so why do I wish I was -”