Halsey is that indie pop artist to watch.
Some indie talents have that voice whichÂ sounds like they’ve had many years of experience.
However,Â you won’t believeÂ how old thisÂ indie pop artist is.
She sounds like she’s been a part of the industry for a long time.
There are a lot of artists trying to embody that “pop” style of singing. There may be some hits that can make it big but then there are some that don’t make it. Halsey is one of those artists that really belongs in the pop genre. Her voice sounds like it belongs in the genre. She is an indie artist that will make it big. We are eager to see her next step. Check her out for yourself and you’ll see how her sound resembles the pop industry today.
Get to know Halsey in the article below.
Halsey is the stage name of Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, a 20-year-old New Jersey native who has cultivated a dedicated following with just one EP to her name, last year’sÂ Room 93. With a shock of blue hair and vocal control beyond her years, Halsey arrived with just five songs and a buzzed-about live show. Since then she became theÂ most tweeted-about artistÂ at SXSW, toured with Imagine Dragons, and was the subject of a fascinatingÂ New York TimesÂ profile that explored her identity as a “biracial, bisexual and bipolar” artist. To boot, Halsey’s debut album,Â Badlands‘ latest single, “New Americana”, recently premiered on Apple Music’s Beats 1 with an enthusiastic endorsement from Zane Lowe: “Thereâ€™s a new icon there,” he said, possibly making it so by fiat.
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Badlands opens with “Castle”, an unhurried track with a trip-hop backbone that serves as a meditation on Halsey’s growing fame. “Sick of all these people talking, sick of all this noise,” she sings, ready to reject celebrity like an industry pro from the get-go. “And there’s an old man sitting on the throne that’s saying that I probably shouldn’t be so mean,” she sings, taking a jab at the patriarchy; it’s one of the occasional moments onÂ BadlandsÂ where Halsey’s personality emerges and the knives come out. But sonically, “Castle” is dull; a misguided plainchant interlude threatens to derail the track early on and the soupy production never quite congeals.
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