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In the midst of touring for her new album, Places, the singer, actress and muse
chatted with us about her go-to playlist and favorite places.


My musical influences…
Bobbie Gentry, Tim Buckley, Leonard Cohen and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

Inspiration for my album, Places
Songs of Love and Hate by Leonard Cohen and Lhasa by Lhasa.

My favorite places…
Everywhere, especially in my own mind.

My onstage style is…
As basic as possible.

My off-stage style is…
As mad as possible.

Best style advice I’ve ever received…
Just have fun — which Little Edie from Grey Gardens never told me.

My beauty look is…
Depending on the day, faded lipstick and blush.

Album that changed my life…
Harvest by Neil Young

On my current playlist…
Ram by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney

Lou, performing at New York’s Highline Ballroom, photographed by Noa Griffel

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