VIDEO: POLIÇA – “I Need $” // “So Leave”

PRESS RELEASE:

Following on from their recent album Shulamith, the follow up to last year’s Give You the Ghost, POLIÇA are all set to release new single I Need $ on 3rd March 2014.

I Need $ (spoken as I Need Money) is Shulamith’s most R&B / pop inflected track and contains the lyric that, according to vocalist and songwriter Channy Leaneagh, best sums up the themes of the record: “Chasing and wasting for our own desires, we love what we need until the need grows tired”.

The transfixing video for I Need $ premiered today on The Guardian and echoes these themes, starring Channy as a daydreaming motel chambermaid. It segues into a coda of album closer So Leave, an inclusion on which director Isaac Ravishankara notes: “Having “So Leave” in the video felt as natural as a continuation of the story as it does musically on the album.”

POLIÇA are heading to the UK in February for a string of shows including their biggest headline performance at London’s The Troxy, which is close to selling out.

Youtube info:

Published on Jan 23, 2014

‘Shulamith’ out NOW : www.thisispolica.com

Concept: Channy Leaneagh & Isaac Ravishankara

Director: Isaac Ravishankara
Exec. Producer: Danielle Hinde
Prod. Co: Doomsday Entertainment

Producer: Ian Blair
DP: Kevin Hayden
AD: Jesse Fleece
Production Design: Govind Rae
Stylist: Tristan Scott
Hair / Makeup: Jenny Hou

Maid: Channy Leaneagh
Double: Bethany Toews
Man: Tim Warneke

Edit / Color: Isaac Ravishankara

Thank You –
Nabil, Jason Baum, San Bernardino Motel, Eastside Camera

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Paris365

An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.

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