New music: Kyla La Grange – Walk Through Walls

This precocious singer is the kind of towering talent that other pop stars secretly fear

Pop music is not exactly short on young female singers with big voices, but surely there's room for one more if the songs are good enough? The brilliantly named Kyla La Grange is one of those precocious talents that everyone secretly fears, reportedly starting to play music at the age of five before forming and breaking up bands with alarming regularity. Walk Through Walls – her debut single, released as a double A-side with Courage – starts off fairly innocuously, with big guitar riffs over Be My Baby drums, before La Grange's gorgeous voice steers the song suddenly into a soaring chorus, the kind that makes your heart swell a little bit. Stirring stuff.

Walk Through Walls/Courage is released on 7 March. Download Walk Through Walls for free.


Michael Cragg

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