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LA native Mara Connor arrived with her first single "No Fun," which was lauded by Rolling Stone (as a "Song You Need to Know" and in their "This Week in Music" playlist along with Neil Young and St. Vincent) and named Buzzbands' "No. 1 Favorite Song of the Year." Her follow-up duet with Langhorne Slim, "Someone New," debuted via Consequence of Sound, was named one of Rolling Stone's "10 Best Country and Americana Songs to Hear Now" (with Mavis Staples and Lukas Nelson) and surpassed 400k Spotify streams. Her new single "Wildfire" premiered in American Songwriter, who called her “a mod balladeer and an indie folk goddess." She made her SXSW debut last year and was called one of the "12 best up-and-coming artists at SXSW" by Greg Kot at the Chicago Tribune. Connor's debut EP "No Fun" comes out April 3.
“Southern California singer-songwriter Mara Connor pays tribute to her roots with her delightfully bright debut single, ‘No Fun.’ Connor recorded the track in Nashville, and tinges of country blend seamlessly with Sixties and Seventies beach-pop here. It’s a promising sign for this newcomer, and all that retro flavor never stops this song from sounding like right now." - ROLLING STONE
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