Find Your Chill with Låpsley's 'Burn'


For the last year and a half, Lapsley, a UK teenage singer-songwriter signed to XL, has quietly been putting out tracks that hit somewhere between the XX’s Romy and a demo version of Adele. Her latest one, “Burn,” starts out in a sort of Tori Amos palette and builds, sure and clear, to an incredibly satisfying drop just around 2:25.

She leans harder on that pitch shift in “Station,” a duet with herself that’s never gotten old to me—it’s her composed and stunning debut from 2014:

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