Pola Rise is a young composer, vocalist and lyricist. She debuted in 2015 with EP titled “The Power of Coincidence” on which she blurred boundaries between electropop and alternative music. On the EP we can find songs like “Did you sleep last night” or “Soulless dance”. Debut mini album gained recognition from media and fans alike. Being compared to artists like Bjork, Lykke Li or Banks, Pola Rise was the only Polish artist invited to record her own Deezer Session, joining such a big music figures as Ed Sheeran, Selah Sue or London Grammar. One of the songs recorded for the Session was later included on American compilation prepared by BalconyTV, being among the best live songs chosen from entire world. Pola had the chance to collaborate with artists like Loxe (producer of British vocalist NAO), Pati Yang, MANOID, Janek Pęczak (T.Love), Michał Wasilewski (XXANAXX). On tour promoting the release Pola Rise and her band played over 100 shows in Poland and abroad (Open’er Festival, Spring Break, Soundrive Festival plus festivals and clubs in Lithuania, Germany, Iceland, Austria, the UK, South Korea, and Italy).
Pola’s debut album “Anywhere But Here” is a result of multiple travels. While working on the album she visited New York, London, Copenhagen, Berlin, Dublin, Torino, Seoul, Reykjavik and Oslo. Pola worked on the album with a few producers from different countries: ROBOT KOCH, NECTOR collective, LOXE, EMIJI, MANOID, and JANEK PĘCZAK, and that resulted in unique sound of the songs. Icelandic vocalist Sebastian Storgaard of the band Slowsteps is a guest on the album.
Part of Don’t Panic! We’re from Poland Showcase