If rock music is even slightly about a refusal to conform, then Poppy is quite possibly the most worthy of all. Initially arriving as a hyper-realised pop project, recent times have seen her swerve left, cross-pollinating across the genre boundaries with heavier influence. From working with Fever 333s Jason Aalon Butler to ripping up Reading & Leeds earlier this year, it's far from just a casual nod; it's something way more exciting than that.
That's why we're delighted to welcome her to the cover of this month's mag. In a world where so much can feel like the same parade of faces going round in ever-decreasing similar circles, Poppy is something altogether different; a giant boulder thrown into the calm waters of the status quo. The waves made are half the fun.Read more