Building up a cult following, REBECCA BLACK is one of pop’s most endearing success stories.
Words: Jessica Goodman.
“Even before I knew this was what my life was going to be like, and this was what I was going to get to do, I built my whole life off of performing and trying to understand an audience and how to get them in.” To put it simply, Rebecca Black is living her dream. Travelling around the world, playing shows celebrating her ever-so-anticipated debut album ‘Let Her Burn’, this alt-pop sensation is having the time of her life.
If you’ve been to one of her shows, then you’ve seen that for yourself. Armed with backup dancers, a bedazzled chainsaw, and an abundance of hyperpop bops, there’s a very real sense that on stage in front of a fired-up crowd is where Rebecca is meant to be. “I’m just having fun and going for it,” she grins. “The fact that my audience does the same? The way that they look out for each other, the amount of fun that they’re having… That’s one of my favourite things to see. I feel really, really lucky.”
Dressing to the nines every night, all-o…