“I think that we need more weird, loud women role models, and I think that’s what I have become. It’s weird. I don’t feel like I’m so nice and happy and everything and all my music sounds normal. I think it’s pretty gritty. I’m just glad that there are girls that can be inspired by that.”


You know, that’s the whole idea of the American Dream, that we can all have it as long we work hard — and that is untrue. There are so many ways in our country where we are not giving the same opportunities to everybody.

–Merrill Garbus on Morning Edition