With this package of videos, she seems to trust that her fans will laugh at her dead-serious demeanor, feeling as though they’re in on the joke. She also, as it happens, doesn’t like horror movies.The whole thing is funny, yes, but it runs the risk of coming off as ungrateful, prickly, or snide.Clark, however, has spent her whole career flaunting the appearance of her petite frame and delicate features with her monstrous guitar skills.is a pristine, pastel dream, immaculate in its conception, its 1960s-flavoured wigs and dresses, its suburban mirage. “Everything that you see is completely fastidious, and everything is in its right place, but you open a drawer and it’s a mess,” Clark explains.“This woman’s so focused on creating this sweet life for her daughter and, in some way, keeping up with the Joneses, that she doesn’t realise she has a Leonard Cohen rip in her robe.” “She’s really trying to keep it together, but she’s just going to be the whipping boy,” she adds. Melanie brings so much art and humour to it, she’s an absolute vision.” Indeed, Lynskey’s role in . “I thought of her for the role, but thought there was no way she would do it," she enthuses.
Just on a lark, I asked her, and I was thrilled when she said, ‘Of course! ’ That said, Clark reveals Lynskey wasn’t actually the biggest star on set.(To be fair, Clark would later work with Jack Antonoff, Swift’s and tagging along to photo shoots in Los Angeles.He captures a portrait of a fiercely independent artist who is deeply committed to her work, but also someone who delivers niceties at a certain remove — like “through a glass case.” Clark used Paumgarten’s name a lot, and he observed, “Her cheery use of the name of the person she is addressing can seem to contain a faint note of mockery.” He continues, “There’d be times, in the following months, when I’d walk away from a conversation with Clark feeling like a character in a kung-fu movie who emerges from a sword skirmish apparently unscathed yet a moment later starts gushing blood or dropping limbs.” Ouch.However, sources say that the pair were kissing and being openly affectionate together during the BRIT Awards last week, as illustrated in the Instagram video below.(Ignore Taylor Swift dancing; Delevigne and Clark are in the bottom right corner.) Ellie Goulding and Taylor Swift dancing at the Brits.__________________________________________________________ Some artists might be intimidated to the point of immobility by being asked to replace Kurt Cobain in the original Nirvana lineup, but not Clark.During the 29th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in 2014, which saw Nirvana joining the Hall’s ranks, Clark took center stage in front of Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic to play lead guitar and vocals on a track, “Lithium”.“I really can’t unsee things,” she confesses over the phone.“And if I see something particularly gory, I will obsessively play it over and over in my mind and not be able to sleep. So, I intentionally avoid things like gore and sexual violence.” Any personal aversion Clark may harbour is untraceable in her , her short is morbidly hilarious, following a frenetic housewife (Melanie Lynskey) as she attempts to hide her husband’s cold, departed body in fear it may ruin her young daughter’s birthday celebrations.The fact remained, however, that Clark was dating a member of Taylor Swift’s beloved and much-flaunted squad, and that meant she garnered an invite to the pop star’s annual 4th of July party in 2016, even donning an American flag onesie in solidarity with celebrity guests like Karlie Kloss and the Haim sisters.If it seemed strange that an art rock visionary like Clark would spend our nation’s birthday at a party hosted by a country/pop star who once rhymed “Chevy truck” with “gettin’ stuck,” Clark didn’t seem to give a single, solitary — well, you know.