Carly is working on her 4th studio album! Her first since 2015’s 80s-influenced EMOTION, with producer Patrik Berger and Pontus Winnberg of the Swedish pop band Miike Snow. Carly admitted that the upcoming album will be very disco-influenced, something she hinted at last year in an interview with the Vancouver Sun. And although Carly told the Sun she was trying to channel ABBA and the Bee Gees, she says she’s getting a lot of musical inspiration from another disco legend—Donna Summer.
Carly has apparently travelled to Sweden four times so far to work on this album, which makes sense considering she’s written over 42 songs for it. “I can’t quite seem to just write eight or nine songs and call it a record,” Carly said. “I know that by the time I’m finished I’ll have a whole little catalog – the secret ones that nobody hears, and the ones that I feel are really special and put out there.”