EP Review Hana Vu - Nicole Kidman / Anne Hathaway

Hana Vu - Nicole Kidman / Anne Hathaway

A genuine talent who is poised to take herself to the next level.

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What were you doing at 19? By the age of 17 Los Angeles songwriter Hana Vu had already released the glorious ‘How Many Times Have You Driven By’ EP. Two years on, she’s following it with the sublime and formidable ‘Nicole Kidman / Anne Hathaway’. On the record - a double EP - we find Hana struggling with, and overcoming issues of success, empowerment and leaving home for the first time. The highlight comes via ‘Insider’, with delicate vocals, wonky synths and a vibe that isn’t too far away from idiosyncratic pop luminaries St Vincent or even Lana Del Rey at their most neon. It’s filled with inventive melodies, catchy choruses and a general spirit of fun and adventure that is hard to ignore. Hana is a genuine talent who is poised to take herself to the next level, if this EP is anything to go by.

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