Australian singer, circus performer and comedian. She utilises wild on-stage antics and a powerful voice. From age 15, she has done gigs with her father, jazz pianist and journalist, Dick Hughes. At age 17 had a regular set at Sydney's Shakespeare Hotel. She was the vocalist for the band Machine Gun Fellatio from 2000 to 2005. Alongside her solo career, Hughes was also the Ring Mistress with Circus Oz and has issued an album, 21st Century Blues with her father.