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My guess is that Lilla Tillo shines the brightest when she’s left to her own devices. An incredibly talented songwriter and a remarkably gifted vocalist, there’s nothing really that she can’t do, and she put this package together by herself, just to prove it.

Her beautifully simple and understated production, affirms that her vision is aimed towards her own lane, and is two steps away from the bombast and beat of her peers. The maturity she shows on “Just A Dream” is evident right from the start.

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