Caroline Polachek releases new single ‘Blood And Butter’ + Desire, I Want To Turn Into You LP out Feb 14

Photo by Aidan Zamiri
February 6 2023

PRAISE FOR Caroline Polachek

“One of the greatest musicians of our time”


“In its highest register, Caroline Polachek’s voice sounds like it might have slipped loose from the circuits of a synthesiser”


“Love songs about the moment of surrender, the pain preceding it, and the euphoria after”


“Polachek’s constant evolutionary drive within indie, pop and electronica is unlike that of many other musicians in the commercial public sphere”


“If there is a new lane for artists like Polachek today, it’s one she had a hand in paving”


“Superbly put-together pop record… that hits like a southpaw’s hook”

The Guardian ★★★★ (4/5)

“Playful experimentalism and dazzling vocals”

NME ★★★★ (4/5)

“An impressive pop record”

Paste ★★★★★★★★ (8/10)

“One of the most captivating records of the year”

Clash Magazine ★★★★★★★★★ (9/10)

Desire, I Want To Turn Into You LP
February 14, 2023

‘Blood and Butter’ is out now, buy/stream it here.

Caroline Polachek has shared another taste of her highly anticipated upcoming album with today’s offering, ‘Blood And Butter’. LISTEN HERE.

Co-produced by Polachek and Danny L. Harle, ‘Blood And Butter’ features Scottish bagpipes by BBC Award winner Brìghde Chaimbeul, a flex rarely seen in pop music that makes perfect sense in Polachek’s pastoral landscape. This stand-out track showcases Polachek’s lyrical brilliance set on top of a hymnal melody that crescendos into sonic bliss, illustrating further Polachek’s ability to disrupt the usual pop tropes. The single arrives today ahead of her new album Desire, I Want To Turn Into You out February 14.

Desire, I Want To Turn Into You has already garnered strong press excitement from PitchforkRolling StoneBillboardStereogumNew York TimesVogueFaderVultureTime, and many more. Her 2023 North American live dates for The Spiraling Tour will kick off Friday, April 14th in Philadelphia and make stops in Toronto, Los Angeles, Chicago, and more before wrapping at the iconic Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The tour has already sold out multiple dates including San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Chicago, and New York with second shows in San Francisco, Seattle and Portland. Tickets for the newly added shows will be available for purchase on Friday, February 3 at 10am PT. For more information check

Polachek’s profile has grown exponentially since launching her solo career – landing her everywhere from the direct opening spot on Dua Lipa’s 2022 North American Future Nostalgia Tour,  Coachella,  Lollapalooza,  Glastonbury,  Primavera, All Points East, Governors Ball,  Pitchfork Music Festival  and Outside Lands, along with late-night performances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Late Night Show with James Corden. Standout viral tracks like ‘So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings‘, have contributed to the album’s 175M global streams and counting.

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