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ORION SUN
Hold Space For Me
(Mom + Pop)

Hold Space for Me may be Orion Sun’s debut album, but don’t expect it to sound like the work of an amateur. A 23-year-old singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist from Philadelphia, Sun joins the ranks of alternative rap and R&B artists like Solange, the Weeknd, and Tierra Whack. Album standout “Ne Me Quitte Pas (Don’t Leave Me)” showcases her emotional range, while tracks like “El Camino” and “Smooth” reveal her vocal versatility. The album’s 11 tracks effortlessly switch between styles to create a mood that is both melancholy and hopeful. Keep your eye on Orion Sun—she’s going to do big things. (4/5)

By Sarah C. Jones

 Hold Space For Me was released March 27, 2020. This article originally appeared in the Spring 2020 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!

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