Tuesday, June 26, 2012

‘I Just Want to Feel Everything’: Hiding Out With Fiona Apple, Musical Hermit -- Vulture:

She believed that sharing her story — all of her story — would also make herself feel better. It did not. When reporters asked if the lyrics to the song “Sullen Girl”—Is that why they call mea sullen girl/Sullen girl/They don’t know/I used to sail/The deep and tranquil sea/But he washed me ashore/And he took my pearl/And left an empty shell of me—were about a boy leaving her, she did not want to be ashamed. She told them the truth. She told them she had been raped.