Poliça (often written as Polica) is an American Synthpop,Indie Rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Their music incorporates sounds from Alternative Rock, Electronica, R&B and Trip Hop. The band was founded in 2011 by Ryan Olson and Channy Leaneagh, who had previously collaborated in the soft-rock band Gayngs.
Their debut album, Give You the Ghost, was released on February 14,2012, and received praise from critics; including Grammy winner band Bon Iver’s founder Justin Vernon,who told Rolling Stone: “They’re the best band I’ve ever heard.” Four singles were released from the album including, “Dark Star”, which peaked at no. 2 on BEL (Vl) .
The band released their second album,Shulamith on October 18,2013, and it reached a peak position at no. 47 on BEL (VI) just like their debut. It also charted at no. 1 on US Heatseekers Albums. In April 2013 they released the single “Tiff (feat. Justin Vernon)”, followed by second single “Chain My Name” in October, 2