Caroline Polachek: Parachute

Some two years after Chairlift broke up, Caroline Polachek’s solo debut album Pang will be released. Polachek has released three songs from the record, and our favorite is the operatic “Parachute.” Produced by Danny L Harle, the exhilarating song is a “direct transcription” of a dream Polachek had. “It was an incredible moment, realizing that this melody we’d written was unintentionally re-telling a dream I’d been shaken by,” she says. The song—a stirring soundscape—reaches a remarkable crescendo with Polachek’s flawless, luminous vocals.