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Clairo: Immunity review – songs from the battlefield of young love

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The Pretty Girl singer’s debut album broadens her range beyond its lo-fi origins in an impressive take on emotion

Twenty-year-old Clairo broke through in 2017 with Pretty Girl, a lo-fi pop song about trying to look cute for a toxic partner, over a cheap drum machine and keyboard. It was the sort of thing that indie artists churn out year on year, and yet its bedroom-recorded music video got 36m views on YouTube, its relatability and defiantly anti-Instagram aesthetic chiming with a certain kind of emotionally frustrated, self-loathing teenager, which is to say nearly all of them. She’s already toured the world, and is now preparing to open for fellow Gen-Z star Khalid in the US.

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