Formed Throwing Muses in the mid-1980's and released several albums until their break-up in 1997. Has solo recording career and has released two albums Hips and Makers and Strange Angels on 4AD and through Rykodisc. Has suffered in the past from bipolar disorder, which is where all the strange lyrics seem to come from. Believes that she can "see" songs under bushes and trees, which sounds interesting. Half sister of Tanya Donelly.