Turn Out the Lights

Julien Baker

Release Date:

10/27/2017

Record Label:

Matador

  1. $10.49
  2. $12.99
7digital What we said: Boasting a breathy voice that pours out of her like delicate smoke, Tennessee singer-songwriter Julien Baker blew people away with her debut album, 2015’s Sprained Ankle. The record - written while she was a college freshman and produced with a friend in a small studio - was full of starkly honest lyrics about mental health issues and substance abuse over sparse sounds. Its successor, Turn Out The Lights, is a little fuller in its sound, a little more confrontational in its vocals, a little richer in instrumentation - thankfully without getting ahead of itself. Indeed, though she might have gone up a gear in terms of fame and resources, Baker hasn’t gotten over-ambitious with album number two, but is instead quietly growing, coming over at once potent and reserved as she continues to deal in uncomfortable truths of self-doubt and self-destruction.
Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Over

1:28
2

Appointments

4:33
3

Turn Out the Lights

3:23
4

Shadowboxing

3:53
5

Sour Breath

3:04
6

Televangelist

4:52
7

Everything to Help You Sleep

4:21
8

Happy to Be Here

4:16
9

Hurt Less

3:59
10

Even

3:33
11

Claws in Your Back

4:38
Duration:
42:00
Genres:
Alternative
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