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“I honestly thought for a few seconds it was my cut out and so I didn’t react as strongly as I should have until I realized it was actually the real you.”
Elvira: That’s so funny, I love it. The other day Jack White came to see my show at Knott’s Berry Farm, which was awesome, I love Jack so much, and he came with Josh Homme. They are two of my favorite performers, they are just fantastic. So to have them there made it an awesome night, but anyways, Jack and I were standing around and we were up on this platform, and someone said that we looked so perfect that we were straight out of Madame Tussauds. So Jack and I decided to just pose like we were wax figures, and we just stood there all glassy eyed and posed all still. A bunch of people couldn’t tell if we were real or not after that. It was so funny. LDM: Doesn’t Jack look all dapper now with his new haircut and suits? Elvira: Oh my gosh, yes he is so cute. When he walked in I was like, “Where is Jack?” He reminds me of Gris Grimly now, there, the talented artist who is a great friend of mine. He has done some
artwork for me and directed some of the videos I have been in. LDM: And speaking of Jack White, you worked with his all-female group The Black Belles, who clearly have some Elvira inspiration of their own going on. Elvira: Yeah, Jack put that group of gals together right about when I was doing my show, and I asked him if he had anything I could use for my opening and he said he had a great song he was doing with The Black Belles and he totally hooked me up. And now he just collaborated with me as well on my new 7-inch vinyl. You can download it on iTunes or buy the vinyl and it’s called “2 Big Pumpkins” and Jack’s company also did the music video for it. LDM: That is fantastic, such a great pairing! And I have to ask how your new tattoo is healing and if you are happy you got it done? Elvira: Yes, it’s doing great and people freaking
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