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Poliça announce new album Shulamith, share video for Justin Vernon-aided single “Tiff”

on June 11, 2013, 2:05pm

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Minneapolis R&B outfit Poliça will release their sophomore album, Shulamith, this fall via Mom + Pop. That vivid, unsettling image above is the album’s artwork.

We’ve already had a peek at the Give You The Ghost follow-up in the form of the shadowy single “Tiff” featuring Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, and today, along with the LP news, we’re treated to that track’s accompanying music video. Err, treated might be the wrong choice of words, however…

Directed by Nabil and Mike Piscitelli, it’s a grisly set of visuals starring frontwoman Channy Leaneagh both as a torturer and the tortured. Set in a musty basement (of course), the video plays out as a gruesome and graphic, psychological thriller. Leaneagh described it as “a portrait of a woman as her own worst enemy”. And boy, what an enemy she is. Watch it below.

Shulasmith Tracklist:
01. Chain My Name
02. Smug
03. Vegas
04. Warrior Lord
05. Very Cruel
06. Torre
07. Trippin
08. Tiff
09. Spilling Lines
10. Matty
11. I Need $
12. So Leave

Poliça 2013 Tour Dates:
06/22 – Hatfield, UK @ Hatfield House
06/27 – Philadelphia, PA @ XpoNential Festival
08/09 – Somerset, WI @ Summer Set Festival
08/16 – Hasselt, BE @ Pukkelpop
08/17 – Biddinguizen, NL @ Lowlands
08/18 – Hamburg, DE @ Dockville
08/19 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega
08/21 – Kassel, De @ Kulturzelt Kassel
08/22 – Jena, De @ Kulturarena
08/30 – Macclesfield, UK @ Jodrell Bank *
08/31 – Dorset, UK @ End of the Road
09/01 – Zürich, CH @ Zürich Openair 2013
09/23 – New York, NY @ Radio City Music Hall ^

* = w/ Sigur Rós
^ = w/ The xx

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