Christine and the Queens – Chris

‘Unique’ is an oft-overused piece of hyperbole in the music world. However, if anyone is, it is Héloïse Letissier. Announcing herself to the world as Christine and the Queens with 2014’s Chaleur Humaine, her strand of intelligent pop music wow’ed both the critical and commercial world. Taking her time with a follow-up, she now returns with Chris, named after her new alter-ego. After briefly working with Damon Albarn and Mark Ronson, Letissier herself took sole control of the production (no mean feat in a heavily male-oriented business). In doing so, she has doubled down on everything that made her debut so great, and advances into new levels.

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