Lily Elise will likely be the next Lorde. Maybe her music isn’t quite as quirky, but the tempo, the beats — it’s very much in the vein of Lorde. Although Lily’s voice is probably closer to Banks. In any case, this is artsy pop at its finest. It’s a slightly melancholic but sexy voyage to the scene of the crime. You should investigate.
▶ Lily Elise – Suitcases (Official Music Video) – YouTube
An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.