By: Scott Alic
Lowell is having a 2014 that any aspiring musical artist would kill for, and it was an act of murder that got her there. That unpleasantry out of the way, her eyes are set on the prize: fame as a female pop singer — but on her own terms.
In between the February release of her debut solo EP and her debut full-length We Loved Her Dearly on September 16 (both on Arts & Crafts), the Toronto-based 23-year-old, born Elizabeth Lowell Boland, has been interviewed by the New York Times Magazine, and Rolling Stone, and appeared in Nylon, MTV, NPR and Spin; she’s opening for Icona Pop on a tour of American universities later this month. Having faced age- and sexism in the record industry as a teenager and briefly being coerced into stripping, Lowell put herself back in control of her music and her life, killing…
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