Music

Allie X Performs a Stunning Stripped-Down Version of ‘Sanctuary’ (Watch)

Music

Allie X Performs a Stunning Stripped-Down Version of ‘Sanctuary’ (Watch)

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Photography: Logan White

Though LA-based pop rebel Allie X has been working on an official music video for her CollXtion I cut, “Sanctuary,” for quite some time, she’s appeased our hungry appetites by dropping this beautiful live clip, captured during her residency at Montreal’s Phi Centre earlier this year.

With only a guitar and modified church organ, the rising singer delivers a sparse, stripped-down version of the explosive studio track that allows for her powerhouse vocals to really shine. The video stays true to Allie X’s unusual attraction to glitchy visuals, adding a polished, tech touch to the otherwise earnest, at times emotional performance.

The “Bitch” can really sing: