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The Austin 100: Sydney Wright

Sydney Wright.
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Sydney Wright.

Hometown:Snyder, Texas

Genre:Indie Pop

Why We're Excited:In 2018, it was Kady Rain. In 2019, Dossey. This year's pure pop find from the great city of Austin is Sydney Wright, whose "You Can Stay" exudes dynamism and drama. With a bit of smartly deployed vocal processing — closer to Gordi than, say, Imogen Heap — Wright crafts a wildly catchy kiss-off anthem that bypasses simple slogans in favor of a more thoughtful awakening.

Listen to Sydney Wright's "You Can Stay"

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