Art School Girlfriend announces new album ‘Soft Landing’

Check out new single ‘Close To The Clouds’ now.

Set for release on 4th August via Fiction, Art School Girlfriend - aka Polly Mackey - has announced her new album ‘Soft Landing’. Self-described as a series of “small euphorias”, today she’s also sharing new single ‘Close To The Clouds’. “’Close To The Clouds’ is about looking back on my twenties with some kind of wistful hindsight,” she explains. “I wanted it to embody the energy of the music I spent a lot of my teenage years and early twenties listening to. It’s about reflecting on the winding path to contentment, having finally figured out how to find it. “The album title ‘Soft Landing’ is taken from these lyrics, and this track represents a lot of the record’s themes: reflection, joy, coming of age.” ‘Soft Landing’ follows her 2021 debut album ‘Is It Light Where You Are’. In our review of her debut LP, we said, “Clocking in at an immersive 43 minutes, ‘Is It Light Where You Are’ is a wholly atmospheric synth-driven debut album doused in heartbreak. Throughout its ten tracks, Polly Mackey - under her stage moniker Art School Girlfriend - sings in a low, drowsy vocal of grieving an ex-partner and feeling empty and alone in the wake of a breakup, all the while wondering if her ex feels the same as she asks, ‘Is there light where you are?’” Revisit our full review of ‘Is It Light Where You Are’ here, and check out new single ‘Close To The Clouds’ below. ‘Soft Landing’ Tracklisting: 1. A Place To Lie 2. Close To The Clouds 3. Real Life 4. Waves 5. Blue Sky feat. Tony Njoku 6. The Weeks 7. Laugh My Head Off 8. Out There 9. Heaven Hanging Low 10. How Do You Do It 11. Too Bright

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