Allie X - Cape God (CD1/LP1)
LABEL: Twin Music
CD CAT#: AL001CD / CD UPC: 5056167120032
LP CAT#: AL001LP / LP UPC: 5056167120049
RELEASE DATE: 2/21/2020
WEIGHT: CD- 0.13 lb / LP- 0.54 lb
Cape God will be the fourth studio release from Allie X and includes collaborations with Troye Sivan and Mitski. The first single 'Fresh Laundry' was released in September 2019 and coincided with a series of tour dates supporting the likes of Charli XCX and MARINA across the US, UK and Europe. "In early 2018, I saw the documentary that started my journey to write this record. It's an HBO doc called "heroine: cape god". Though I've never done junk and don't plan on trying it, in an abstract way I found myself relating to the film's young interviewee's. I've never spoken much publicly about this, but during high school, I was in and out of the hospital with physical illness. Often debilitatingly sick. To say it shaped my adolescence is an understatement. In multiple ways I related to the characters I saw in the documentary. Going into these feelings I had as a teenager was the perspective I chose to write this album from. It happened very naturally and without much thought - it became "Cape God". I would say Cape God is a liminal space I created to explore my repressed feelings and perhaps create a different outcome. While in cape god, you are in limbo. You stay there until you die or come to life and while you are there you are somewhere in between..."