Politics, toxins and chemical romance: Woodkid returns with new album ‘S16’

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He’s an illustrator, film director and visual storyteller but Woodkid is best known for his haunting musical style, with tracks like “Iron” and “Run Boy Run” establishing him as an intriguing new voice nearly a decade ago. This architect of audiovisual art experiments went on to provide creative services for Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Lana Del Rey before returning to personal projects in 2016.

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The result is “S16”: a record that explores his growing political consciousness, the environmental destruction we see around us and the oppressive forces that skew power dynamics at every level of human experience.

He tells us more about making art in a time of anxiety, developing his talents through collaborations and his hopes for the return of live music. 

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