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woman in purple: The Popcast (Deluxe) Interview

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This week’s episode of Popcast (Deluxe), the weekly tradition roundup present on YouTube hosted by Jon Caramanica and Joe Coscarelli, options an interview with the Norwegian indie-pop star woman in purple (Marie Ulven) — whose second album, “I’m Doing It Once more Child!” is out April 12 — in dialog about:

  • Her early self-released songs that went viral within the late 2010s

  • The invention of the woman in purple “character”

  • Why she’s pursuing music in 2024 in a extra highly effective method than throughout earlier phases of her profession

  • Opening for Taylor Swift final 12 months on the Eras Tour

  • Collaborating with Sabrina Carpenter

  • Creating a style for trend and watches

  • Constructing relationships with followers by way of social media

  • Tumblr

  • Her teenage fingerboarding profession

  • Writing about her present romantic relationship on her new album

  • How the local weather for queer pop performers has modified prior to now 5 years

  • Embracing ambition and pleasure in her new music

  • Assembly the TikTok stars Pookie & Jett

  • Shopping for a automobile (and contending with capitalism)

  • The distinction between Norwegian success and American success

  • Snack of the week

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