Smoke Signals was released in March 2016 by Australian singer-songwriter Olympia, who is also a guitarist. It's the fourth single release from her debut album Self Talk.
Official Music Video
- Month of release: March 2016
- Type of music release: Single
- From album: Self Talk
- Genre: Art pop, Indie rock
- Label: Universal Music Australia
What music magazines wrote about 'Smoke Signals'
In an article about her album Self Talk, the Australian music blog The Interns wrote about the track Smoke Signals:
"(...) but Smoke Signals may be the strongest yet. Accompanied by a lo-fi, Blondie-like video, the track is a melodic yet distorted piece of indie-rock."
Your Music Radar
What inspired Olympia to write the track Smoke Signals and what she herself said about it:
"Smoke Signals is about someone’s internal and unseen chaos, inspired in part by Japanese reality TV show Sweepstakes Life. (...)"
"New cut 'Smoke Signals' is fast becoming a breakout moment, a stunning piece of pop music dominated by that heart-stopping vocal."
 Murphy, S. (2016, March 8). Olympia Preps Debut Album, Drops The Simmering “Smoke Signals.” The Interns. https://www.theinterns.net/2016/03/08/olympia-preps-debut-album-drops-the-simmering-smoke-signals/
 Porter, G. (2016, March 10). Olympia – smoke signals. Your Music Radar. https://www.yourmusicradar.com/olympia-smoke-signals/
 Murray, R. (2017, April 26). Olympia Turns ‘Smoke Signals’ Into An Acoustic Gem. Clash Magazine Music News, Reviews & Interviews. https://www.clashmusic.com/music-videos/olympia-turns-smoke-signals-into-an-acoustic-gem/