Listeners often describe singers as sounding confident, in control of their aesthetic, taking a big step in owning their sound. Though her new EP, Hallucinogen, details a breaking relationship, insecurities, and pain, Kelela sounds more in control than she ever has. The most obvious evidence of that growth is her voice. Throughout the six-song set, Kelela gathers momentum, pounces, bursts, and recedes like smoke.
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