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Album of the Week: Arlo Parks, "My Soft Machine"

Arlo Parks, "My Soft Machine"
Arlo Parks, "My Soft Machine" Transgressive Records

by Jade

May 22, 2023

British songstress Arlo Parks burst onto the scene with her debut album, Collapsed in Sunbeams, in 2021 and was showered with praise: the Mercury Prize for Best Album, BBC’s Introducing Artist of the Year, with nominations for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album at the Grammys. At the BRIT awards she was nominated for Album of the Year, Best British Female Solo Artist, and won Best New Artist. Plus, she’s toured with Harry Styles, Lorde, and Billie Eilish. 

With her new album, My Soft Machine, Parks is rightly optimistic. After moving from the UK to LA, she felt like anything was possible and grew more comfortable with herself. That quiet confidence glides through a new round of songs that uplift and explore the challenges that come with a lack of chaos.

Take a new look at poet and singer Arlo Parks with her new album, My Soft Machine, your album of the week at The Current.