Teenage dark-pop songwriter Pip Hall has always unapologetically set her musical stall firmly in the adversity and awkwardness of life; lead single ‘Ill At Ease’ was about feeling uncomfortable in your own skin, whilst ‘Fire’ documented the frailty of the human condition; her 2017 debut EP ‘James’ was a beautiful adoration to the artist’s late father. Hall’s strength lies in not only in opening the door to the darkest of rooms, but in allowing the listener in enough to see the shafts of light in even the darkest of corners...

Her latest single, ‘Mary’ is a brilliantly triumphant ode to the scrappy nature of being broke and young - about “being a teenager and not really giving a shit”. Despite this, the underdog anthem covers universal themes of relationships, friendships and making memories on a shoestring. Complete with crunching guitars, lo-fi sonics and Hall’s gorgeous vocals, it draws comparisons to Big Thief, Mitsky & Margaret Glaspy.

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