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The Eight Foot Bride is a living statue character played by Amanda Palmer. Amanda worked as a living statue in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA as well as in many other locations.

References in Songs[]

She references this line of work on The Dresden Dolls' self-titled CD, with the song "The Perfect Fit":

   "I can paint my face
   And stand very, very still
   It's not very practical
   But it still pays the bills"

as well as on the A is for Accident track "Glass Slipper":

   "I give out flowers
   To curious strangers
   who throw dollars at my feet."

A group of white-painted living statues appears in the music video to the single "Sing" from the Dresden Dolls' album Yes, Virginia....