Turns out, the problem wasn't with the video. The problem is that Palmer's record label wanted to remove or alter the images of her belly in the video.
Um, she has a belly? Sure....
Luckily, she responded like, well, like Amanda Palmer.
to which i reply: where have you been for the last five years?
do you have any idea who i am, what band i’ve been in, what kind of music i write, who my fans are….who didn’t send you the memo that i’m not britney spears? i’m not TRYING to look hungry. i’m trying to look HOT. there’s a difference.
Seriously, dudes, have you even listened to the song that got the Dresden Dolls all the radio play? This is not party pop just because it has a good melody.
Coin Operated Boy
can you extract me from my plastic fantasy
And then there's the stuff that no major radio station is going to touch.
Lonesome Organist Rapes Page Turner
I joke about trash 'cause it takes class to be enlightened
Once again, who did they think they were dealing with? Did they think she'd flutter her lashes in confusion and acquiesce? Did they she'd be so embarrassed by the whole thing she'd stay silent about it?
Yeah, right. She asked them to drop her, told the world, and started a rebellyon.
I love Amanda Palmer.