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Sit Still, Look Pretty by Daya

Sit Still, Look Pretty by Daya

Album Review

Daya’s debut LP, Sit Still, Look Pretty, offers a fun and youthful alternative to the smokier shades of the post-Lorde alt-pop landscape. The young Pittsburgh singer — a teenager at the time of release — exudes confidence, positivity, and a refreshing purity that turns a back to the too-cool-for-school attitude of some peers who are too eager to grow up. While the atmospherics are lush and the vibe is chilled out, bubbling underneath it all is an ebullient energy that helps elevate the album to the strata occupied by relatable contemporaries like Alessia Cara and Troye Sivan. The two hit singles — “Hide Away” and “Sit Still, Look Pretty” — from her self-titled EP are included here, the philosophical anchors of the album. On the former, Daya rallies for the good boys and the girls who appreciate them, while the latter is a cheeky kiss-off to society’s demands on young women. It’s an empowering anthem for those who are…




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