Halsey Talks Sci-Fi Breakup Album, Following Up Megahit ‘Closer’
When Halsey started work on her second album, June 2nd's hopeless fountain kingdom
, she faced an entirely blank slate, having written zero songs for it in the year since her debut, 2015's platinum-certified Badlands
. "I'm a purger," she says. "I bottle everything up and purge it all out of me. That's why I write so quickly. It's like I'm vomiting months of psychoanalysis."