Going into this, my expectations were low. I noticed it was a pop record so I wasn’t expecting a whole lot of creativity or originality, but I was pleasantly surprised. Empress Of has something special that I can’t put my finger on. Her vocals - while not too distinct - are gorgeous and have a pretty large range. There are so many little quirky production choices that pay off and make what are originally standard pop tunes much more interesting.
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