Avant-garde singer-songwriter's debut album was Little Earthquakes.
She lost her place at the Peabody Conservatory of Music because of her interest in rock.
Some of her hits are A Sorta Fairytale, Blood Roses, and a cover of Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit.
He got married to English sound engineer Mark Hawley on February 22, 1998 and had their daughter Natashya Tash Lorien Hawley on September 5, 2000.
She has been on tour with Alanis Morissette.