Stella Donnelly Announces Sophomore Album 'Flood,' Shares Video for New Single

The Australian musician's followup to 2019's 'Beware of the Dogs' arrives August 26

BY Kaelen BellPublished May 10, 2022

Australian musician Stella Donnelly has announced the follow-up to 2019's Beware of the Dogs — titled Flood, the album is arriving August 26 on Secretly Canadian, and today Donnelly has shared a video for lead single "Lungs." 

Written during a period of frequent relocation, the record is described as a document of "risky experimentation, hard moments of introspection, and a lot of transition."

About the album, Donnelly said:

I forgot who I was as a musician, which was a humbling experience of just being; being my small self.  I had so many opportunities to write things in strange places. I often had no choice about where I was. There's no denying that not being able to access your family with border closures, it zooms in on those parts of your life you care about.

"Lungs" is a shiny, rhythmic piece of pop exuberance, and the video — co-directed by Donnelly with Duncan Wright — features Donnelly dancing and mugging in some theatrical, colourful costuming. 

Donnelly's also announced an extensive tour that includes stops in Vancouver and Toronto.

Revisit Exclaim!'s 2019 interview with Donnelly and check out the "Lungs" video below along with the Flood tracklist and Donnelly's upcoming tour dates. 


1. Lungs
2. How Was Your Day?
3. Restricted Account
4. Underwater
5. Medals
6. Move Me
7. Flood
8. This Week
9. Oh My My My
10. Morning Silence
11. Cold

Pre-order Flood.

Stella Donnelly 2022 Tour Dates:

 09/11 San Diego, CA - Casbah
 09/12 Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda
 09/13 San Francisco, CA - Independent
 09/15 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
 09/16 Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret
 09/17 Seattle, WA - Neumos
 09/21 Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe
 09/22 Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
 09/23 Detroit, MI - Sanctuary
 09/24 Toronto, ON - Longboat Hall
 09/26 Boston, MA - Crystal Ballroom
 09/28 Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere
 09/30 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
 10/01 Washington, DC - Songbyrd
 11/01 Leeds, UK - Wardrobe
 11/02 Glasgow - Mono
 11/03 Manchester - Band On The Wall
 11/04 Dublin, IE - Whelan's
 11/06 Liverpool, UK - Zanzibar
 11/08 Nottingham, UK - Metronome
 11/09 Bristol, UK - Thekla
 11/10 London, UK - Electric Brixton
 11/12 Cardiff, UK - The Gate
 11/13 Birmingham, UK - Hare and Hounds
 11/14 Brighton, UK - Komedia
 11/16 Paris, FR - FMR
 11/17 Cologne, DE - Artheatre
 11/18 Brussels, BE - Rotonde Botanique
 11/19 Amsterdam, NL - Bitterzoet
 11/21 Hamburg, DE - Molotow Skybar
 11/22 Copenhagen, DK - Hotel Cecil
 11/24 Berlin, DE - Badehaus
 11/25 Munich, DE - Strom w/Julia Jacklin

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