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Dominicana-Boricua Melanie Martinez Shows You the Dark Side of Pop

This is pop singer Melanie Martinez.

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She may dress like a doll…

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But she’s not all sunshine and rainbows.

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Just listen to her lyrics.

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Martinez found her voice by being on TV.

She built an audience with her distinctive vocals.

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Martinez’s breathy vocals helped her give songs like “Seven Nation Army” a fresh vibe. By the time Martinez was eliminated – she performed The Show by Australian singer-songwriter Lenka – she had already become a fan favorite.

Then she spread her wings.

She’s got a style all her own.

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Martinez says it isn’t an act.

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Her upbringing shaped her sound and lyrics.

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She’s also got an eye for photography.

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Two years ago, she began spreading her message across the country.

And then she went even more dark.

Martinez knows what it’s like to party alone.

She’ll shed a few tears on her new album.

Can’t see her live? No llores.

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