Rachel Fuller Changes Her Tune As a young piano prodigy, Rachel Fuller composed neoclassical orchestral works. Today, she rocks. "Cigarettes and Housework," her debut pop CD, features dark, edgy songs and a title track about doing housework in the nude. She talks with NPR's Liane Hansen.
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Rachel Fuller Changes Her Tune

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As a young girl, Rachel Fuller showed early promise as a classical pianist and composer. Reared on Chopin, Beethoven and Debussy, she was writing orchestral works for the London Philharmonic by the age of 10.

Singer/songwriter Rachel Fuller still "tends to hear music like a classical composer." hide caption

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After a brief run as an organist at a crematorium, Fuller has now emerged as a singer of self-penned confessional pop songs. But her classical background can still be heard throughout her debut CD, Cigarettes and Housework.

Fuller talks to NPR's Liane Hansen about the CD and the unusual inspiration for the title track — doing housework in the nude.

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Album
Cigarettes & Housework
Artist
Rachel Fuller
Label
Universal
Released
2004

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