There are a lot of great songs about women named Caroline. As far as we know, none of them are about Caroline Polachek, but the year is 1975 an act He took her to the stage to sing their tune “Oh Caroline” together at their show in Cork, Ireland, on Tuesday night.
“You can’t play this song without acknowledging the great opening act this evening,” frontman Matty Healy said as he introduced the song, right before taking a swig from a bottle of wine he was brandishing. (I was there!) Polachek came out to sing the second verse, and was given a red lace dress that definitely made her look like a woman you’d want to write a song about.
Polachek really seemed like she was also enjoying smiling and circling around the stage, encouraging audience participation, and even fussing a little bit.”amazing!For good measure. When the song was over, she and Hailey got into a big hug; it’s definitely nice to see the guy getting along. Watch the 1975 hit “Oh Caroline” with Polachek in a fan-captured video below.
1975 has just expanded their tour in support of their 2022 album To be funny in a foreign language. Tickets for the newly announced dates will go on sale Friday, June 23 via Ticketmaster. Once tickets sell out, you can also find them on StubHub, where orders are 100% guaranteed through StubHub’s FanProtect Program. Polachek is touring in support of her latest album Desire, I want to turn to you, One of the best records of the year so far.