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* {{Adorkable}}: Just look at this page's photo of her!


** "Givin' It To The Dems" is a scathing attack on how the American political right is more obsessed with pissing off the left than actually doing anything to help their country, to the point of being TooDumbToLive.

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** "Givin' It To The Dems" is a scathing attack on how the American political right is conservatives are more obsessed with pissing off the left than actually doing anything to help their country, liberals, to the point of being TooDumbToLive.TooDumbToLive, than doing anything of benefit to themselves or their country.


* ProtestSong: "When They Say We Want Our America Back," which doubles as NostalgiaAintLikeItUsedToBe.

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* ProtestSong: "When They Say We Want Our America Back," which doubles as NostalgiaAintLikeItUsedToBe.Back" and "Givin' it To The Dems."


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** "Givin' It To The Dems" is a scathing attack on how the American political right is more obsessed with pissing off the left than actually doing anything to help their country, to the point of being TooDumbToLive.


'''Jill Sobule''' is an American AlternativeRock/FolkRock singer and songwriter.

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'''Jill Sobule''' is an American AlternativeRock/FolkRock AlternativeRock/[[FolkMusic Folk Rock]] singer and songwriter.


* DownerEnding: "Lucy At The Gym." After a perceived several months of nonstop working out and starving herself to get a perfect body, the titular Lucy stops showing up at the gym and the narrator concludes that she literally worked herself to death. Also counts as WriteWhatYouKnow, as Sobule struggled with anorexia for many years.

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* DownerEnding: "Lucy At The Gym." After a perceived several months of nonstop working out and starving herself to get a perfect body, the titular Lucy stops showing up at the gym and the narrator concludes that she literally worked herself to death. Also counts as WriteWhatYouKnow, Write What You Know, as Sobule struggled with anorexia for many years.



* {{Sampling}}: "Cinnamon Park" is based around a loop of the hook from "Saturday In The Park" by Music/{{Chicago}}.
* SelfTitledAlbum: Her second one and the first of two she recorded for Atlantic.


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* MaskedLuchador: "Mexican Wrestler":
-->"Sometimes I wish I was a wrestler\\
A Mexican wrestler in a red vinyl mask\\
I would pick you up and body slam you\\
And possibly cause you physical harm"


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* {{Sampling}}: "Cinnamon Park" is based around a loop of the hook from "Saturday In The Park" by Music/{{Chicago}}.
* SelfTitledAlbum: Her second one and the first of two she recorded for Atlantic.


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Sobule made her debut in 1990 with the Music/ToddRundgren-produced ''Things Here Are Different''. Unfortunately, nobody bought it and Sobule briefly left music to work for a wedding photographer. A few years later, she was picked up by Atlantic Records for the release of her self-titled second album, which featured the hits "I Kissed A Girl" and "Supermodel," the latter of which was famously used in the Brittney Murphey film ''Film/{{Clueless}}''. Her follow up, ''Happy Town'', earned rave reviews, but [[AcclaimedFlop didn't repeat the commercial success]] of her previous album and she was dropped from the label.

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Sobule made her debut in 1990 with the Music/ToddRundgren-produced ''Things Here Are Different''. Unfortunately, nobody bought it and Sobule briefly left music to work for a wedding photographer. A few years later, she was picked up by Atlantic Records Creator/AtlanticRecords for the release of her self-titled second album, which featured the hits "I Kissed A Girl" and "Supermodel," the latter of which was famously used in the Brittney Murphey film ''Film/{{Clueless}}''. Her follow up, ''Happy Town'', earned rave reviews, but [[AcclaimedFlop didn't repeat the commercial success]] of her previous album and she was dropped from the label.


* CoolOldLady: The titular Claire in "Claire," a former WWII fighter pilot who may or may not have had an affair with Eleanore Roosevelt who's not a senile old lady. The narrator sings about how she wishes she could find out how many of Claire's stories were true.

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* CoolOldLady: The titular Claire in "Claire," a former WWII fighter pilot who may or may not have had an affair with Eleanore Roosevelt who's not and is now a senile old lady. The narrator sings about how she wishes she could find out how many of Claire's stories were true.


* ConceptAlbum: ''Dottie's Charms'' was inspired by a charm bracelet Jill had been given which her friend had found in a thrift store. She made up stories about who the previous owner had been and collaborated with a different writers for each song based on a different charm. She later joked that the only thing she knew for certain about Dottie was "she had shitty kids."

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* ConceptAlbum: ''Dottie's Charms'' was inspired by a charm bracelet Jill had been given which her friend had found in a thrift store. She made up stories about who the previous owner had been and collaborated with a different writers for each song based on a different charm. She later joked that the only thing she knew for certain about Dottie was "she had shitty kids.kids who sold her charm bracelet."


Sobule made her debut in 1990 with the Music/ToddRundgren- produced ''Things Here Are Different''. Unfortunately, nobody bought it and Sobule briefly left music to work for a wedding photographer. A few years later, she was picked up by Atlantic Records for the release of her self-titled second album, which featured the hits "I Kissed A Girl" and "Supermodel," the latter of which was famously used in the Brittney Murphey film ''Film/{{Clueless}}''. Her follow up, ''Happy Town'', earned rave reviews, but [[AcclaimedFlop didn't repeat the commercial success]] of her previous album and she was dropped from the label.

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Sobule made her debut in 1990 with the Music/ToddRundgren- produced Music/ToddRundgren-produced ''Things Here Are Different''. Unfortunately, nobody bought it and Sobule briefly left music to work for a wedding photographer. A few years later, she was picked up by Atlantic Records for the release of her self-titled second album, which featured the hits "I Kissed A Girl" and "Supermodel," the latter of which was famously used in the Brittney Murphey film ''Film/{{Clueless}}''. Her follow up, ''Happy Town'', earned rave reviews, but [[AcclaimedFlop didn't repeat the commercial success]] of her previous album and she was dropped from the label.


Sobule made her debut in 1990 with the Todd Rundgren- produced ''Things Here Are Different''. Unfortunately, nobody bought it and Sobule briefly left music to work for a wedding photographer. A few years later, she was picked up by Atlantic Records for the release of her self-titled second album, which featured the hits "I Kissed A Girl" and "Supermodel," the latter of which was famously used in the Brittney Murphey film ''Film/{{Clueless}}''. Her follow up, ''Happy Town'', earned rave reviews, but [[AcclaimedFlop didn't repeat the commercial success]] of her previous album and she was dropped from the label.

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Sobule made her debut in 1990 with the Todd Rundgren- Music/ToddRundgren- produced ''Things Here Are Different''. Unfortunately, nobody bought it and Sobule briefly left music to work for a wedding photographer. A few years later, she was picked up by Atlantic Records for the release of her self-titled second album, which featured the hits "I Kissed A Girl" and "Supermodel," the latter of which was famously used in the Brittney Murphey film ''Film/{{Clueless}}''. Her follow up, ''Happy Town'', earned rave reviews, but [[AcclaimedFlop didn't repeat the commercial success]] of her previous album and she was dropped from the label.

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* NaughtyByNight: The appropriately-titled "Karen By Night."

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* {{Adorkable}}: Just look at this page's photo of her!

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* LonelyPianoPiece: "Lonely Eighty Eight" is this trope to it's logical extreme: it's a lonely piano piece about pianos and being lonely.


* CoverVersion: She's done several, including "All The Young Dudes" by Music/MottTheHoople, "Merry Christmas From The Family" by Robert Earl Keen, "Christmastime Is Here" from ''WesternAnimation/ACharlieBrownChristmas'' and "This Land Is Your Land" by Music/WoodyGuthrie.

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* CoverVersion: She's done several, including "All The Young Dudes" by Music/MottTheHoople, "Merry Christmas From The Family" by Robert Earl Keen, "Christmastime Is Here" from ''WesternAnimation/ACharlieBrownChristmas'' ''WesternAnimation/ACharlieBrownChristmas'', "Never My Love" by The Association and "This Land Is Your Land" by Music/WoodyGuthrie.

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