"I found I really loved interacting with my fans," she said. "I really loved talking to them. I always thought they were kind of great, but now I know they are really great."
While several songs on "The Worse Things Get..." — "I tried to shorten it, but it just didn't have the same feeling," she said of the album title — leave much to a listener's imagination, the song "Nearly Midnight, Honolulu" is brutally specific.
It describes an incident she witnessed while waiting for an airport shuttle bus in Hawaii. A mother swore at her child, telling her to get away. "Why don't you ever shut up?" the mother said.