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A TRUE SHOOTING STAR

It was the final night of BIGSOUND 2017 when Alex The Astronaut (or Alexandra Lynn, to friends and family) managed to cram virtually the entire Australian music industry onto a single sweaty, uncomfortably cramped nightclub dancefloor. Her debut EP To Whom It May Concern was buzzing around the underground pop circuit like a house fly after landing on one too many ice creams, but this was a short while before its follow-up, See You Soon, would catapult Lynn from club corners and showcases to festival mainstages and sold-out theatres.

Her set ended on unofficial Australian queer anthem “Not Worth Hiding”, which left approximately half the room – this scribe included, of course – sniffling through tears over its unrestrained beauty and gut-punching timeliness (this

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