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As Self Esteem, Rebecca Taylor has shaken off the shackles of her indie band past to become the unapologetic pop star she always wanted to be. With her 2019 statement debut Compliments Please, Taylor gave voice to the feelings of insecurity and misogyny-induced frustration that many of us face every day, emboldening a whole new audience with powerful, truth-telling lyricism.
Her second album Prioritise Pleasure arrived as one of 2021’s most anticipated releases, praised for its fearless ability to tackle important issues around female autonomy, comparison culture and self love, its intimate, confessional and witty lyricism and anthemic maximalist pop rhythms. After receiving countless 5* reviews from the likes of The Guardian and The Times, getting nominated for her first BRIT Award, selling out shows at ever-growing venues across the UK, being crowned BBC Music Introducing’s Artist Of The Year and Attitude Magazine’s Music Award winner, Taylor is well on her way to ascending to the heights of pop stardom in her most honest and authentic form - no apologies necessary.
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