Album cover artwork with black vinyl record popping outSometimes a record’s title is so compelling it demands to be listened to. Such is the case with Baby Velvet’s impressive debut.

The solo project of Melbourne-based Hannah Crofts from folk/country band All Our Exes Live in Texas, Please Don’t Be in Love With Someone Else is diary-entry songwriting at its best, with themes of love, self-discovery and womanhood delivered with remarkable sincerity. Crofts holds a mirror up to her self-doubts on the buoyant What the Hell is Wrong With Me, before reflecting on choices made to curb loneliness on Best in Show. Brimming with charm and relatability, Crofts’ debut asserts that she is a talent hard to ignore.

Please Don’t Be in Love With Someone Else by Baby Velvet is out May 27 via ABC Music.

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