Snail Mail moves at her own pace

Lindsey Jordan asked for a guitar when she was five and started classical training, forcing herself to practise two hours a day.
Lindsey Jordan asked for a guitar when she was five and started classical training, forcing herself to practise two hours a day.PHOTO: NYTIMES

The singer, whose real name is Lindsey Jordan, released an EP last year and has many ideas for her first full-length album

BALTIMORE • Life has not moved at a snail's pace for the go-getter Lindsey Jordan. Strolling through the National Aquarium in Baltimore last week, the singer-guitarist - who records under the name Snail Mail - did slow down, however, to share some concerns about the animals' emotional well-being.

"I wonder how they keep them all eating and not depressed," she said, observing an exhibit devoted to an Australian river gorge, where long barramundi nosed one another and turtles drifted by.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 28, 2018, with the headline 'Snail Mail moves at her own pace'. Print Edition | Subscribe