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Kali Uchis New Album Red Moon in Venus Inspired Light Show at the Santa Monica Pier

Kali Uchis pictured with butterflies inher hair - artwork from her new albumn Red Moon in Venus | Photo provided by Universal Music Group
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Universal Music Group arranged for a special lighting of the Pacific Wheel to celebrate the Kali Uchis’s first studio release since 2020

Grammy-winning artist Kali Uchis has unveiled her newest English language album, Red Moon In Venus, out on March 3 via Geffen Records/Universal Music. “Love is the message,” Uchis explains about the new album, “a timeless, burning expression of desire, heartbreak, faith, and honesty, reflecting the divine femininity of the moon and Venus. The moon and Venus work together to make key aspects of love and domestic life work well. This body of work represents all levels of love releasing people with love, drawing love into your life and self-love. It’s believed by many astrologers that the blood moon can send your emotions into a spin, and that’s what I felt represented this body of work best.” The new album features singles Moonlight and I Wish You Roses which arrived alongside a video directed by Cho Gi-Seok and was praised by PAPER as “luxurious” and “immaculately produced.”

To celebrate the album release, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will display an all-new light program inspired by Red Moon In Venus with colors and imagery that reflects the album’s central themes. This special light program will run on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 5:40 PM.



♬ Moonlight – Kali Uchis

With the announcement of the new album, Uchis announced she will headline a North American tour this spring. Many dates sold out already. Stops include New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom, Washington D.C.’s Anthem. Uchis is also among the top-billed performers at this year’s Coachella, Lollapalooza in Chile, Argentina and Brazil and Estéreo Picnic in Colombia.

Uchis went into the recording process intending to create an album that felt timeless, one that can be enjoyed any time and any place and will remain meaningful throughout the years to her and her fans. Red Moon In Venus floats between soul, R&B, pop, música urbana and more experimental textures. The result is an album that, as Uchis has come to perfect throughout her catalog, transcends genre or classification, a pure reflection of her soul.

Last year, Uchis won three Billboard Latin Awards, two Billboard Music Awards and an American Music Award. In 2021, Uchis took home her first Billboard Latin Music Award for her critically acclaimed Spanish language album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞, released in 2020, which spawned the runaway, chart-topping hit, “telepatía,” which has been streamed more than 2 billion times to date and is the Billboard Hot 100’s longest running Spanish song by a solo act this decade with a 23-week streak. That same year, she took home her first Grammy Award, Premios Nuestra Tierra and Univision Premios Juventud, covered Office Magazine, performed on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and toured arenas across North America with Tyler, the Creator.

Raised between Virginia and Colombia, Kali Uchis rose to prominence with Por Vida in 2015, following it up with her 2018 debut album, Isolation, which received widespread critical acclaim and was featured on Best Of lists in Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, NPR, Vulture and many more. Uchis has collaborated and shared stages with SZA, Gorillaz, Jorja Smith, Diplo, Major Lazer, Snoop Dogg, Kaytranada, Leon Bridges and more and has toured the world over, with much-lauded sets headlining Tropicalia, Coachella, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza and many others.

Uchis’s tour will launch on March 17, 2023, at Lallapalooza Chile and continue in South America for the remainder of the month before taking stage at Coachella here in the greater Los Angeles area April 16 and 23. From California, Uchis will tour across the US through May.

About Universal Music Group
With offices in more than 60 territories, Universal Music Group N.V. (“Universal Music Group” or “UMG”) is the world leader in music-based entertainment. Universal Music Group’s corporate headquarters are located in Hilversum, Netherlands and its operational headquarters are located here in Santa Monica.

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