Earlier this month, 19-year-old singer/songwriter Zara Larsson not only graced Fuse with her energetic and endearing presence, she also dropped her international debut album, So Good. The Fuse staff has been bopping to the album since it came out and from what Zara tells us, it seems she's hearing a lot of the same positive feedback from fans.
Above, watch the Swedish pop star glow with pride as she talks about the album, and reveal to us, with a laugh, why she had to stop "trying to be Beyoncé" to truly find her own voice and sound.
On top of having to stop trying to think like Queen Bey, Zara says taking the reins as a songwriter was key to making music she truly connects with. Plus, after collaborating with Ty Dolla $ign on the album's title track "So Good," she'd love to work with him again.
Below, watch Zara explain why it was important for her "Symphony" video with Clean Bandit to feature a black gay couple, and her reaction to YouTube's "restricted mode" blocking LGBTQ content: