Music Review: Melanie Martinez’s “Cry Baby”

Music Review: Melanie Martinez’s “Cry Baby”

By Abbey Dinsdale Special for The Squall “I like the idea of pop music . . . but it’s not being used the right way” Melanie Martinez, originally a contestant on The Voice, debuted with her first studio album Cry Baby on August 14, 2015. She topped the indie music charts, as well as made it to number six on Billboard, with the album. Prior to the release of  Cry Baby, Martinez had released several singles, most of which were featured on the album. Categorized as as darkwave, indie pop,…