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Caroline Polachek & Weyes Blood join forces + ‘Desire, I Want To Turn Into You: Everasking Edition’ out Feb 14

  • February 7, 2024
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Caroline Polachek & Weyes Blood join forces + ‘Desire, I Want To Turn Into You: Everasking Edition’ out Feb 14

Caroline polachek, weyes blood, turn into you, butterfly net, indie rock, indie pop, pop music, alternative pop

This announcement heralds the debut of an enchanting reimagined version of “Butterfly Net,” a standout track from the album, now featuring Weyes Blood. The deluxe edition also unveils the intricate and intensely captivating “Dang,” which captured the digital world’s attention following its performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. This rendition became the most-watched performance on the show in both 2023 and 2024. Collaborating with talents such as Danny L Harle, Caroline Polachek has presented yet another chapter in her evolving musical narrative, blending diverse sonic elements with her distinctive vocal range to create a seamless transition between tracks. Hear “Butterfly Net” below:

Describing the original release of Desire, I Want To Turn Into You as a global sensation barely covers it. Not only did it earn a Grammy nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, and a Brit Award nod for Solo International Artist, but Polachek’s second album also secured her appearances on NPR’s Tiny Desk Series, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The album has amassed over 110 million streams worldwide and has been recognized in the “Best of 2023” lists by major publications like Vogue, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Fader, Consequence, I-D, Stereogum, The New York Times, Elle, and Variety. It topped year-end lists from Pitchfork, DIY, Exclaim, and DORK, while also ranking highly on Pitchfork and The New York Times’ “Best Albums of 2023” lists and securing spots on The Guardian and Rough Trade’s Best Albums of the year.

Moreover, Polachek’s headline tour, The Spiraling Tour, has seen her perform to sold-out crowds at iconic venues, including Radio City Music Hall and the Sydney Opera House, and she opened for Dua Lipa on the 2022 North American Future Nostalgia Tour. Caroline Polachek’s live performances at major festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Primavera Sound, All Points East, Governors Ball, Pitchfork Music Festival, and Outside Lands have played a crucial role in cementing Desire, I Want To Turn Into You as a pivotal work in contemporary music.

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