Annabel Allum
A distinct change in style...

It's important not to place new artists in pigeon-holes.

After all, everyone needs time to develop, to stretch out their voice and explore their strengths and limitations.

When Annabel Allum released those early cuts last year, many had her pegged as a folk talent, a songwriter in an acoustic mould.

New single 'Rich Backgrounds', though, takes the newcomer in a fresh direction, offering a distinct change in style.

Crunching guitars and a slacker ethos build up into something rather potent, something a little unexpected.

Check out the lyric video below.

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