History Music / AniDifranco

25th Sep '15 10:14:07 PM tvinsomne
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13th Sep '15 6:28:09 PM shamblingdead2
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* IAmNotPretty: "I am not a pretty girl, that is not what I do. I ain't no DamselInDistress , I don't need to be rescued."
26th Jan '15 1:11:25 PM tenryufan
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* NoHitWonder: Despite her popularity with fans and critics, Ani has had a distinct lack of commercial airplay over the years. Instead, her fanbase seems to have come from college radio, live performances, and word of mouth.
8th Oct '14 10:38:45 PM shamblingdead
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* BigApplesauce : "I live in New York New York, the city that never shuts up." Although Difranco is from Buffalo, she lives and works in NYC, and some of her songs reflect this.



* BookEnds: The entire last verse of "You had time" is one to the beginning.

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* BookEnds: The entire last verse of "You had time" is one to the beginning. She does this often in her early songs (repeats the first verse at the end of the song.)


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* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion : Averted with "Tiptoe," a poem about abortion.
10th May '14 11:35:47 AM Angeldeb82
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* BeautyIsBad : "God help you if you are an ugly girl, of course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbours a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room."

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* BeautyIsBad : BeautyIsBad: "God help you if you are an ugly girl, of course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbours a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room."



* DistressedDamsel: Averted in "Not a Pretty Girl". Also an inversion of the "I Am" song ("I am not a pretty girl, that is not what I do. I ain't no damsel in distress, I don't need to be rescued...")
* FolkMusic : With a percussive and decidedly funky feel.

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* DistressedDamsel: DamselInDistress: Averted in "Not a Pretty Girl". Also an inversion of the "I Am" song ("I am not a pretty girl, that is not what I do. I ain't no damsel in distress, I don't need to be rescued...")
* FolkMusic : FolkMusic: With a percussive and decidedly funky feel.



* LonelyPianoPiece : While it has lyrics, "You Had Time" is a slow and mournful break up song, used to its full effect in the film ''Film/LostAndDelirious''.
* NoHitWonder : Despite her popularity with fans and critics, Ani has had a distinct lack of commercial airplay over the years. Instead, her fanbase seems to have come from college radio, live performances, and word of mouth.

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* LonelyPianoPiece : LonelyPianoPiece: While it has lyrics, "You Had Time" is a slow and mournful break up song, used to its full effect in the film ''Film/LostAndDelirious''.
* NoHitWonder : NoHitWonder: Despite her popularity with fans and critics, Ani has had a distinct lack of commercial airplay over the years. Instead, her fanbase seems to have come from college radio, live performances, and word of mouth.



* RockStarSong : Subverted in a few songs, where she deconstructs the record industry.

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* RockStarSong : RockstarSong: Subverted in a few songs, where she deconstructs the record industry.
20th Nov '13 8:11:35 PM Discar
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29th Oct '13 12:24:55 AM Gamebreaking
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* BookEnds: One in "You had Time".

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* BookEnds: One in The entire last verse of "You had Time".time" is one to the beginning.
29th Oct '13 12:21:45 AM Gamebreaking
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* BookEnds: One in "You had Time".
1st May '13 10:20:54 PM shamblingdead
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* BeautyIsBad : "God help you if you are an ugly girl, of course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbours a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room."



* DistressedDamsel: Averted in "Not a Pretty Girl".

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* DistressedDamsel: Averted in "Not a Pretty Girl". Also an inversion of the "I Am" song ("I am not a pretty girl, that is not what I do. I ain't no damsel in distress, I don't need to be rescued...")
* FolkMusic : With a percussive and decidedly funky feel.


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* LonelyPianoPiece : While it has lyrics, "You Had Time" is a slow and mournful break up song, used to its full effect in the film ''Film/LostAndDelirious''.
* NoHitWonder : Despite her popularity with fans and critics, Ani has had a distinct lack of commercial airplay over the years. Instead, her fanbase seems to have come from college radio, live performances, and word of mouth.


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* RockStarSong : Subverted in a few songs, where she deconstructs the record industry.
* SingerSongwriter
2nd Apr '12 3:59:39 PM stardust_rain
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* DistressedDamsel: Averted in "Not a Pretty Girl".


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* PrecisionFStrike: "Fuck you and your untouchable face. Fuck you, for existing in the first place."


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* UnrequitedLove: "Untouchable Face", "Unrequited"
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