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Alessia Cara | This Summer

October 17, 2019

Recall that Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls had an opening sequence which explained how to create “super-powered” girls: mix sugar, spice, and everything nice — along with the “extra” ingredient, Chemical X. Alessia Cara’s new EP, This Summer, follows a similar formula, but with is own medley of ingredients. This recipe calls for a pinch of Lily Allen, a dash of Lorde, a sprinkling of Lana Del Rey, and another extra ingredient: a base layer of minimalist hip-hop. That’s not…

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