Wait, the singer of Glaswegian electropop phenomenon Chvrches lives in…New York? Not yet. The 27-year-old says she’ll be looking for her own place in our fair city when her tour wraps up this fall, though. “I don’t know if I’m too small-town to deal with it forever,” she notes of the move. “But it’s such a vibrant, diverse city, and I look forward to dipping my toes in.” And we couldn’t be gladder: For one, Mayberry is an outspoken feminist badass who’s willing to bring the smackdown on online trolls. “We’ll be damned if we’re going to let some negative Internet experience change anything,” she says. But as important, her buzzed-about band’s second LP, Every Open Eye (out Friday 25), packed with bright, irresistible showers of synth and catchy melodies, is set to bring Chrvches to new heights. Welcome to New York, Lauren.
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