Image for Watch: Amanda Palmer Covers Nirvana’s ‘Polly’

Watch: Amanda Palmer Covers Nirvana’s ‘Polly’

Written by John Ritchie on February 9, 2012

Amanda Palmer has put down the ukulele and picked up a banjo to produce a haunting cover of Nirvana’s track Polly.

The video was directed by Palmer and re-enacts Kurt Cobain’s inspiration for the song. Cobain originally wrote the song after he read an article about the abduction, torture, and rape of a 14-year old girl in 1987.

Palmer recently toured Australia with her reformed band The Dresden Dolls, playing sold out shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Watch: Amanda Palmer Covers Nirvana’s Polly

Join Music Feeds on Facebook

More On Music Feeds

News

Mark Hoppus Says Blink 182 Are Officially Divorcing Tom Delonge

Now that it looks like the public fighting has died down and the tempers have simmered, Blink 182‘s Mark Hoppus has confirmed the band are trying to be all grown up, and are currently going through a “friendly divorce” with guitarist/space alien communicator, Tom DeLonge.

News

2015 Little BIGSOUND Lineup Announced

The official lineup of speakers for this year’s Little BIGSOUND music forum has been unveiled, including artists, photographers, managers, songwriters, producers and other Australian music industry figures.

Interviews

Interview: Seth Sentry Chats About His Epic 48 Leg Aussie Tour

One of Australia’s most-cherished MCs Seth Sentry recently announced an Australian tour, that almost defies logic in it’s magnitude.

Music Videos

Husky – ‘Drunk’

Folk-rock outfit Husky have released a music video for Drunk, a track taken from their latest album, Ruckers Hill.

Music Videos

DMA’s – ‘Laced’

Sydney trio DMA’s are back with yet another music video for Laced, a single which they first dropped late last year.

News

Listen Out 2015 Dates & Venues Announced

It’s that time of year again, better start planning.

Around the web

This May Also Interest You