Amanda Palmer: Voicemail For Jill

Through her latest track and music video, the unflinching Amanda Palmer directly addresses the fact that abortion is oft-hidden and not easily discussed. She does so with a beautiful piano-driven piece and lyrics that begin with specificity and develop—through impassioned storytelling—into a tale of love and support. “Making a song about abortion is hard, and making a video for that song was even harder,” Palmer explains on her Patreon. The visuals are directed by Amber Sealey and parallel the narrative. Palmer’s crowd-funded album There Will Be No Intermission released today.