Berlin-based artist Magic Island has shared the title track from her upcoming album Like Water via i-D Germany. You can listen to the track today. The album is out 2/24 on Mansions and Millions. She also announces new upcoming tour dates, including SXSW.
“Somewhere between a day-dream, late night strobe lights, and love confusion, you might find the sounds and themes of the electronic dream pop solo set of Magic Island. In her Berlin-based paradise, Magic Island builds us mystical, almost too-sweet lo-fi ballads that pull, unassumingly, at all the things we know too well– the feeling of yet another sunrise, the easy melt into– and then the painful fall out– of love. Underneath what seems like simple “Baby Blu” lyrics, we feel darker undertones and an honesty that leaves us all feeling a little bit vulnerable. From soft bedroom tracks to catchy anthems, Magic pulls in the world’s superficiality, harnesses it, and gives it right back to us with some addictive hooks and few effortless lines”.
After Magic Island’s first EP Intoxicated Sunset and followed by Wasted Dawn EP, Like Water, the artist’s first full-length is due to release February 2017 and features Berlin-based producer Karolini and vocals from Sean Nicholas Savage. Magic Island has played at SXSW, Garbicz Festival, Fusion Festival, The Lab Magazine’s Regenerate event series, C/O Pop Festival. and opened for for Tune-yards (4AD), Soft Metals (Captured Tracks), Hundred Waters (OWSLA), Jaako Eino Kalevi, Sean Nicholas Savage, Evvol, James K (UNO), and more.
01. Intro / The Waves Crash
03. Like Water
04. Little Love ft. Sean Nicholas Savage
Feb 24 – Berlin – West Germany
Feb 25 – Paris – CmptrMthmtcs
Feb 26 – Amsterdam – Mediamatic
Mar 02 – Warsaw – Poglos
Mar 11 – Dresden – TBA
Mar 13 – 19 – Austin – SXSW