July 5, 2022

In 2019, the Australian musician Stella Donnelly launched her debut full-length, Beware Of The Canine, which landed her on our record of the Finest New Bands from that yr. Now she’s again along with her sophomore album, Flood, which was written whereas Donnelly moved between numerous cities in her dwelling nation throughout lockdown. “I had so many alternatives to put in writing issues in unusual locations,” she mentioned. “I typically had no selection about the place I used to be. There’s no denying that not having the ability to entry your loved ones with border closures, it zooms in on these components of your life you care about.”

At this time, she’s sharing the playful lead single “Lungs,” which comes together with a video that Donnelly co-directed with Duncan Wright. “Very loosely based mostly on the Banded Stilts of my album cowl, the character I play in crimson is a wobbly grownup, doing their finest with their new set of legs and duties, making an attempt to make it look simple however very a lot on unsteady floor,” she mentioned in a press release. “I wished this video to have a good time the kid, agency of their footholds, intimidatingly sincere, to not be messed with, they’re the energy and energy of this video regardless of how a lot I attempt to assert myself because the boss.”

Watch and pay attention beneath.

01 “Lungs”
02 “How Was Your Day?”
03 “Restricted Account”
04 “Underwater”
05 “Medals”
06 “Transfer Me”
07 “Flood”
08 “This Week”
09 “Oh My My My”
10 “Morning Silence”
11 “Chilly”

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Flood is out 8/26 by way of Secretly Canadian. Pre-order it right here. Take a look at her upcoming tour dates right here.