Following singer Channy Leaneagh’s near fatal accident after falling off a roof in 2018, her remarkable recovery and reclamation of her identity has formed the core of POLIÇA’s forthcoming new album ‘When We Stay Alive’.
Set for release on 31st January, the group are sharing the second glimpse into what we can expect with cinematic new track ‘Forget Me Now’.
“‘Forget Me Now’ is letting off some steam,” Channy explains. “It’s about recognizing a pattern of choosing people who can’t love you how you wish to be loved. It’s still remaining very grateful, counting blessings day and night; but don’t confuse being at peace with being a pushover. I think I wrote these words while angry-shoveling this winter. How does it go? ‘Choose a liar once and that’s the liar’s fault; choose a liar three times and it seems maybe I likes liars?’ All the songs are about me and none of them are; this isn’t an excerpt from my diary but it has been many times”.
Have a look at the video, directed by friend and long-term collaborator Isaac Gale below:
See Poliça live at the following dates:
06 - London, UK - Banquet Records outstore, St John's Church, Kingston
07 - Bristol, UK - Thekla
08 - Manchester, UK - Gorilla
10 - Glasgow, UK - St. Lukes
11 - London, UK - Village Underground
12 - Brighton, UK - Concorde 2
14 - Paris, France - La Maroquinerie
15 - Brussels, Belgium - Botanique/Orangerie
16 - Frankfurt, Germany - Zoom
18 - Cologne, Germany - Artheatre
19 - Hamburg, Germany - Gruenspan
21 - Oslo, Norway - John Dee
22 - Stockholm, Sweden - Slaktkyrkan
24 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Little Vega
25 - Berlin, Germany - Columbia Theatre
27 - Warsaw, Poland - Hydrozagadka
28 - Vienna, Austria - WUK
29 - Munich, Germany - Hansa 39
01 - Milan, Italy - Santeria
03 - Barcelona, Spain - La Nau
04 - Madrid, Spain - Caracol
05 - Porto, Portugal, Casa Da Musica
19 - Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon
20 - Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall
21 - Detroit, MI - Deluxx Fluxx
23 - Toronto, OH - Horseshoe Tavern
24 - Montreal, QB - Bar Le Ritz
25 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
27 - New York City, NY - Webster Hall
28 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
29 - Washington, D.C. - 9:30 Club
31 - Columbus, OH - The Basement
01 - St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
02 - Maquoketa, IA - Codfish Hollow Barn
10 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
16 - Seattle, WA - Neptune Theatre
17 - Vancouver, BC - Venue
18 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
20 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow’s
21 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
22 - Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom
24 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
25 - Albuquerque, NM - Sister
27 - Austin, TX - Scoot Inn
28 - Dallas, TX - Deep Ellum Art Co
29 - Oklahoma City, OK - 89th St
30 - Lawrence, KS - The Bottleneck
01 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room
02 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
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