Melanie Martinez never meant to be part of the machine.
The New Yorker caught attention as a contestant on The Voice, before going rogue and working on material as an independent.
Hooking up with Atlantic, debut album 'Cry Baby' emerged last year and it was a work of dazzling individuality.
Pop with a real sense of the idiosyncratic, Melanie Martinez took her Cry Baby show to London's Hammersmith Apollo for a night to remember.
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