Melanie Martinez returned to Lisbon to present her latest album, Portals, and was welcomed by a full room of fans, for a musical and sensorial experience that left everyone fascinated.
The American singer was accompanied by her band and dancers and was joined by a fantastic scene of an enchanted jungle with giant mushrooms or enchanted beings, of which she is part, with her mask, but also the special effects creating an atmosphere hypnotic and fantastic.
Portals released this year are divided into two parts, the first part, “Death”, and the second part, “Rebirth” which takes us to a psychedelic static that reminds us of Sagres Campo Pequeno.
Martinez performed songs such as “EVIL”, “VOID” and “WOMB”, sung in unison and at the top of their lungs, by all the fans who filled Campo Pequeno.
Melanie Adele Martinez American singer and songwriter known for her dark, whimsical, and often controversial musical style. Born on April 28, 1995, in Astoria, Queens, New York, Martinez gained initial recognition as a contestant on the fifth season of the American reality television series “The Voice.”
Although she did not win the competition, Martinez’s unique voice and captivating stage presence caught the attention of fans and music industry professionals. In 2014, she signed with Atlantic Records and released her debut studio album, Cry Baby in 2015.
The album, pop, alternative rock and electropop, explored themes of childhood, innocence and loss, which included the singles “Dollhouse”, “Sippy Cup” and “Carousel”, which featured her particular vocal style and dark images of fairy tales. fairies.
Martinez released K-12 and Portals this year in 2019, which solidified her audience as an artist with a bold and different vision, and in which she talks about themes such as trauma, mental health and social pressure while maintaining her mix of characteristics. dark pop and hauntingly beautiful melodies.
In addition to her music, Martinez is also known for her distinctive visual style, often incorporating pastel colours, doll imagery, and surreal elements into her music videos, stage performances, and personal aesthetic. This visual identity has become an integral part of her artistic personality, further enhancing the dark and whimsical world she creates through her music.
In the end, the singer and her dancers did not fail to remember Palestine, the LGBTQI+ community, presenting their respective flags on stage to which they added the flag of Portugal, a gesture full of symbolism that was greatly applauded by the entire audience.
Melanie continues to be a captivating and influential artist, with a growing base of devoted fans and growing recognition in the music industry. This was the last concert of this stage of the tour, next year it will continue with more concerts, and then stop for 4 years, and featured the signing of Everything is New, which brought us another excellent concert.