Caroline Elizabeth Polachek is an American singer, songwriter and producer. Raised in Connecticut, Polachek co-founded the indie pop band Chairlift while studying at the University of Colorado. The duo emerged from the late-2000s Brooklyn music scene with the sleeper hit "Bruises".
During her time in the band, she worked on the solo projects Ramona Lisa and CEP before embarking on a career under her own name after Chairlift's disbandment in 2017. Her debut studio album, Pang (2019), featured collaborations with producer Danny L Harle and was released to critical acclaim. On December 5, 2022, Polachek announced her second studio album under her full name, Desire, I Want to Turn Into You, and was released on February 14, 2023.
Polachek has worked extensively with other artists, collaborating with Blood Orange, Fischerspooner, Sbtrkt, Christine and the Queens, Charli XCX and the British music collective PC Music, as well as penning material for Beyoncé ("No Angel") and Travis Scott. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.