Album: The Center Won't Hold (2019)
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  • This bluesy ballad was written by Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein on piano as a homage to all the women who have spoken out publicly against their sexual aggressors. In particular, she had in mind Christine Blasey Ford, who alleged that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers.

    She, she, she stood up for us
    When she testified
    Me, me too, my body cried out
    When she spoke those lines

    Though Kavanaugh was appointed as a Supreme Court Justice, Tucker took one positive. "To say 'me too' means this matters, that you have ownership over what happened to you," she told The Guardian. "It's OK to say it impacted your life at any age. Men lost their jobs. That's a big deal."

    Tucker added that film producer Harvey Weinstein walking to court in handcuffs after being arrested on sexual abuse allegations was "a win."


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