Julien Baker makes some of the saddest music out there, and yet there is something so magical and cathartic about it. (No wonder she’s close friends with Phoebe Bridgers.) Little Oblivions is unique because it is Baker’s most sonically ambitious album yet, transforming her once minimalistic sound into crescendos of strings, synths, drums, and bass. Still, the album shares the same sense of emotionally effusive lyrical depth that made her breakout album, Turn Out the Lights, such a marvelous work. And the best is yet to come. She is only 25 years old. Her songwriting abilities are off the charts. And she is extremely intelligent. If you listen to her interviews, you’ll see how she can effortlessly discuss anything from metaphysical poetry to anarcho-syndicalism. More importantly, she has helped many people get through some of the same challenges she’s faced. She has grappled with mental health, abuse, addiction, being a gay Christian socialist, etc. She is a unique human who poured her soul into this. The combination of her raw vocals, her vulnerable lyrics, and her neat sound is lethal. My favorite song is “Hardline,” but it’s a seamless LP from start to end. Just don’t listen to Little Oblivions when you feel like being happy and not in a state of existential despair.
I love Julien Baker and this piece of writing:)
Thank you so much again! You’ve heard Turn Out the Lights, right? One of my favorite albums honestly!
If you get time you should review boygenius as well
The band of my dreams actually
Definitely need to! Loved their first album—are they going to do more? Literally all of them (including Lucy as well) are so dang special!
I am just holding out hope that they will..
Same. Will likely review it if they do!
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Thank you for sharing this! I want to check this out 😊
No prob! Hope you enjoy!!!
Just followed your blog and Twitter. Love that your goal is to spread joy to all!
Thank you so much! I truly appreciate that 🙂 My husband and I have been through so much, and for so many years I lived with hurt and anger. Last year I let that go, and my heart is healing 🙂 I want to share this message of hope to others. I want to share joy 🙂
Totally relate to all of that. Used to blog a ton about mental health and positivity and stuff like that but then I decided to focus just on the arts so that I wasn’t on my laptop all of the time ha. Anyway, keep up the good work! It inspires me to be more positive and joyful ha.
Thanks so much!
Checking it out now!
Can I send you some of my music?
Do you have an email? Or shall I just send you my bandcamp?
Did you get the song? X
So sorry for the delay. I totally forgot about this. But yes! Just heard it! Love your style! You going to release an album soon? Would love to listen as well!
Thank you so much! Yes Album shall be release later on this year. I’m on Spotify & iTunes. Exciting big things are ahead. Maybe I’ll send you more music in the future you’d liked to review it on your page!
Awesome! And do you have a link to your Spotify profile?
Just followed. 😎
So excited to check it out!
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Thanks for sharing!