FW: A lot of your songs come off as quite personal, and thus have resonated, in particular, with a whole generation of young women. Is it ever uncomfortable to write so openly and know that you’re going to play the songs live for years on end?
JL: When I’m writing a song, I want to feel something from it. But later I have to deal with the consequences of that. Some nights, if the show isn’t going great, it’s almost embarrassing in a way. Like if people are disinterested and you’re singing something personal. If you’re just singing something like “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” you’d be like “Ah, fuck it. Who cares [if they’re not paying attention].” But if you’re opening for Pavement and the crowd is like “you suck!”… I mean, I’m a huge Pavement fan, but I don’t know if their audience loved Jenny and Johnny.