by NICK BUCHANAN
Working professionally under her middle name with a stylized letter for good measure, 20-year-old Holly Lapsley Fletcher is a derivative of modern-day pop and electronic R&B trends with the voice of an old soul. Her husky, well-supported pipes often occupy more space in her soundscapes than the clean, concise beats she lays out for herself, bearing great resemblance to Adele and the late Amy Winehouse. While it’s not hard to draw that comparison in a post-Adele world, don’t allow it to portray her as second-rate: On her debut album, Long Way Home, Låpsley exists in category of her own.
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