Caroline Polachek shares official video for ‘Welcome To My Island’ + new album Desire, I Want To Turn Into You out Feb 14 2023

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December 13 2022

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

‘Welcome To My Island’ is out now, buy/stream it here.

Today, Caroline Polachek shares the official music video for her latest single ‘Welcome To My Island’, alongside the announcement of her 2023 North American tour ahead of her new album, Desire, I Want To Turn Into Youarriving February 14, 2023. WATCH HERELISTEN HERE + PRE-SAVE / PRE-ORDER DIWTTIY HERE.

Co-directed by Caroline and Matt Copson, the video for ‘Welcome To My Island’ is her most ambitious music video to date, a chaotic collection of vignettes that perfectly captures the monstrous energy of the song. Desire, I Want To Turn Into You is Polachek’s first album release since her 2019 experimental pop masterpiece PANG which cemented her as a generational talent.

Her profile has grown exponentially since – 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.

She also recently announced European/UK dates with an anticipated London show at Brixton Academy landing on album release date. Polachek’s return to North America for The Spiraling Tour will kick off in April across North America and feature support from Alex G, Sudan Archives, Ethel Cain, Toro Y Moi, George Clanton, and Magdalena Bay. For more ticket details and dates

Polachek has played sold-out shows and festivals across the world and 2023 will be no different as she continues to win fans over on her rise to pop superstardom.

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