Beabadoobee's Fake It Flowers: a near-flawless record of Y2K nostalgia

On her debut album, Beabadoobee proves her talent with complex songwriting that goes deeper than a new millennium aesthetic.

You would be forgiven for thinking Beabadoobee was a professional Instagrammer. There may be posts promoting her album dotted around her 800,000-follower page – but there are just as many teen-bedroom selfies. Her aesthetic is skillfully, enviably consistent: Y2K, Tumblr-perfect, slightly disheveled, string chokers, Tammy Girl. For anyone over the age of 25, this has the effect of seeming so tasteless it must be effortless, yet is also very deliberately put together.

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