It's important to keep in mind that RAYE is only 16 years old.
Most kids her age are studying for exams or working in Saturday jobs. But then, RAYE isn't like most kids.
The South London teenager has an astute grasp of how to grab hold of an audience, of how to produce pop so arresting, so fresh that you can't help but listen.
New cut 'Need Me' is online now, and it's a tremendous introduction.
Packed with colour and verve, you can listen to it below:
Find RAYE online HERE.