Remi Wolf

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Remi Wolf
Remi Wolf in 2022
Remi Wolf in 2022
Background information
Birth nameRemi Francis Wolf
Born (1996-02-02) February 2, 1996 (age 27)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Years active2019–present

Remi Francis Wolf[1] (born February 2, 1996) is an American singer and songwriter from California.[2][3][4] As a senior at Palo Alto High School, she appeared as a contestant on American Idol in 2014.[5][6] After completing her studies at USC Thornton School of Music in 2018,[7][8] she made her solo debut with the self-released extended play You're A Dog! in October 2019.[9][10] Wolf subsequently released her second EP and major-label debut, I'm Allergic To Dogs!, on Island Records and Virgin EMI Records in June 2020,[11][12][13][14] followed by her debut studio album, Juno, in October 2021.[15]

Early life and education[edit]

Wolf was born in Palo Alto, California[14] on February 2, 1996,[16][17] to a Sicilian mother and a Russian-Persian father.[18] At around the age of eight she became interested in competitive skiing, and represented the US in alpine skiing at the Youth Olympic Games for two consecutive years.[19] When she was 14, she formed her first band with a friend called Remi and Chloe (later, Remi, Chloe, & The Extracts).[20] As a senior in high school, Wolf appeared as a contestant during the audition rounds on the thirteenth season of American Idol in 2014,[5] but without any formal dismissal, did not reappear later on in the show.[6] At age 17, she moved to Los Angeles, where she attended the USC Thornton School of Music, graduating in 2018 at the age of 22.[21][22]


Wolf met producer Jared Solomon (also known as Solomonophonic) while in high school and began collaborating with him thereafter. Her first single, "Guy," was produced by Solomon and was released in 2019. Off the success of that song, Wolf opened for Still Woozy on his tour in April of that year.[9][23] She also toured with Cautious Clay[24] and performed at both the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and Viva Pomona! later in 2019.[25] She released her first EP, You're a Dog!, in September 2019.[9] She was later signed to Island Records, a division of the Universal Music Group.[25]

Her first single as an Island signee, "Woo!", was released in April 2020.[26] That was followed by the singles "Photo ID"[27] and "Disco Man".[28] Those tracks would go on to appear on Wolf's second EP, I'm Allergic to Dogs, released in June 2020 via Island.[25] "Photo ID" accrued numerous streams and shares on TikTok throughout 2020.[20] In November 2020, her single, "Hello Hello Hello" was featured in an ad for the iPhone 12.[29] In May 2021, she released, We Love Dogs!, a remix EP with guest appearances from acts like Sylvan Esso, Beck, Dominic Fike, Hot Chip, and others.[30]

Later in 2021, Wolf began releasing new singles, including "Liquor Store," "Grumpy Old Man," and "Quiet on Set." These would appear on her major label debut studio album, Juno, released via Island in October 2021.[20][31] In March 2022, she released the single, "Pool," with Still Woozy.[32] Later that year, Wolf opened for Lorde on the North American leg of her "Solar Power" tour.[33] In June 2022, Wolf released a "deluxe" version of Juno with 4 additional tracks.[34] That month, she toured throughout Europe,[35] including a stop at the Firenze Rocks festival in Florence, Italy where she performed with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nas.[36] Those dates constituted the first leg of Wolf's "GWINGLE GWONGLE" tour, which had stops across North America later in the fall of 2022.[32] In August 2022 in collaboration with Spotify, Wolf released the Live at Electric Lady EP, a collection of six live songs, including a cover of Frank Ocean's "Pink + White."[37] In November 2022, Wolf announced her first tour of Australia and New Zealand during which she is scheduled to play multiple festivals and a handful of headlining shows in December 2022 and January 2023.[38] Wolf performed at the 22nd Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April 2023.[39]


Musically, Wolf performs in what she describes as a "funky soul pop" genre.[7][21][40] In a 2021 interview, she stated she wants to "constantly try to innovate the sound of pop music" and "erase the rules of pop".[41] The New York Times wrote that she turns the genre bedroom pop into "hypercolored explosions".[42] She cites Still Woozy, SZA, and John Mayer as musical influences.[43]

Personal life[edit]

Wolf is bisexual.[9] She has been based in Los Angeles, California, since circa 2014.[25] In June 2020, she was checked into rehab for alcoholism issues.[44] She claims to have been sober ever since,[45] and that in past instances she frequently drank to the point of blacking out; although she could easily function in daily life, she had started fighting with family, friends and collaborators.[42]


Studio albums[edit]

Title Details

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details
You're a Dog!
  • Released: September 20, 2019
  • Label: Island Records
  • Formats: digital download, streaming
I'm Allergic to Dogs!
  • Released: June 24, 2020
  • Label: Island Records
  • Formats: digital download, streaming
We Love Dogs!
  • Released: May 5, 2021[30]
  • Label: Island Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming, vinyl

Live collections[edit]

Title Details
Live at Electric Lady EP
  • Released: August 4, 2022
  • Label: Island Records
  • Formats: digital download, streaming


As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with showing year released, peak chart positions and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album(s)


"Guy"[48] 2019 You're a Dog!
"Bad Behaviour"[52] Non-album single
"Woo!"[53] 2020 I'm Allergic to Dogs!
"Photo ID"
(solo or remix featuring Dominic Fike)[54]
"Disco Man"[55]
"Monte Carlo"[56] Non-album Single
"Hello Hello Hello"[57] 28 12 I'm Allergic to Dogs!
"Liz"[58] 2021 Juno (Deluxe)
"Liquor Store"[59] Juno
(with Still Woozy)
2022 TBA
"Michael" Juno (Deluxe)
"Prescription"[60] 2023 TBA

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Album(s)
(Cautious Clay featuring Still Woozy,
Melanie Faye, Claud, Remi Wolf, HXNS and Sophie Meiers)
2020 Non-album single
(Wallows featuring Remi Wolf and Solomonophonic)
2021 Remote (Deluxe)
(Benny Sings featuring Remi Wolf)
2023 Young Hearts
"Hospital (One Man Down)"[62]
(Madison Cunningham featuring Remi Wolf)
2023 Non-album single
"You First (Re: Remi Wolf)"[63]
(Paramore featuring Remi Wolf)
2023 Re: This Is Why

Songwriting credits[edit]

Year Artist(s) Album Song Co-written with
2018 Wallows Spring "These Days"[64] Braeden Lemasters, Dylan Minnette, Cole Preston, Julian McClanahan
2020 George Alice, Nasaya Growing Pains "Stuck In A Bubble"[64] George Alice, Théo Hoarau


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