Victoria Abraham defines one up and coming artist each week so you can impress your friends with your musical brilliance. This week, she tackles Marina and the Diamonds, a singer from Monmouthshire, Wales.
Marina and the Diamonds is a synthpop singer with an indie pop heart. She balances her catchy pop aesthetic with lyrics that have more meaning and make more sense than your average bubblegum song. She’s currently touring Europe as part of her Lonely Hearts Club Tour.
Real name: Marina Lambrini Diamandis. ”The Diamonds” in her stage name refer to her fans.
Known for: Marina is known for her unique fashion choices, which she describes as a mix of vintage, cheerleader, and cartoon.
Used in a sentence: “Frequent hair colour changes, doll eyelashes, and a penchant for pink lipstick make looking at her just as fun as listening to her music.”
Download now: “Primadonna”
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