Concert preview: London singer Lyla Foy takes the intimate route on Mirrors in the Sky

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From the April 17, 2014 edition

The London-based singer and recent Sub Pop signee, who opens here for Wake Owl, fills her most recent album, Mirrors in the Sky, with dreamy, electro-tinged bedroom-pop songs so casual they sound as though they could have been laid to tape while the singer lounged in a candle-lit bubble bath.

Foy’s words often reflect the intimacy of the recordings. “Am I allowed to love you yet?” she asks on one song. In the past, Foy recorded as WALL, but this album’s more personal nature makes her decision to drop the moniker in favor of her birth name appear even more prescient.

Lyla Foy photo