6: Caroline Polachek: ‘Desire, I Want To Turn Into You’
Showcasing the indie-pop songwriter Caroline Polachek’s impressive range as a vocalist, Desire, I Want To Turn Into You, is her most captivating and dynamic offering yet. From the infectious, Haim-esque pop piñata of Welcome To My Island to the album’s choppy and disorienting closer, Billions, Polachek effortlessly blends electronic, pop, and experimental elements to create a sound that is both innovative and accessible. Lyrically, the album is introspective and deeply personal, exploring themes of love, loss and self-discovery with honesty and vulnerability. With Desire, I Want To Turn Into You, Polachek has cemented her status as one of the most exciting and innovative indie musicians working today, and the record is sure to be remembered as one of the best albums of 2023.
Must hear: Welcome To My Island