Julien Baker Release New Video Track “Appointments” From Upcoming Album ‘Turn Out the Lights’
From the new album ‘Turn Out the Lights’ out October 27th on Matador Records.
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About Julien Rose Baker
Julien Rose Baker (born September 29, 1995) is an American musician and guitarist from Memphis, Tennessee. She is a member of the alternative rock band Forrister, formerly known as The Star Killers. She released a studio album, Sprained Ankle, on 6131 Records in 2015.
In 2010, Baker cofounded a band called The Star Killers, which renamed itself Forrister in 2015. During her freshman year at MTSU, Baker began writing songs on her own, often in the university practice rooms late at night. With a friend, Michael Hegner, she recorded an EP at Spacebomb Studios, which she self-released in the winter of 2014 on Bandcampwhich became the studio album Sprained Ankle, in October 2015. Sprained Ankle topped many 2015 end-of-the-year lists and its success led to features in The New Yorker and The New York Times.
On March 7, 2016 she performed on an NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert. During that set she referenced a new song called Sad Song #11 which was later titled “Funeral Pyre” and released with “Distant Solar Systems” as the b-side. Baker contributed a song titled “Decorated Lawns” to the Punk Talks winter compilation called Jingle Yay which released December 1, 2016.[
She has opened for bands including Death Cab for Cutie, Conor Oberst, The Decemberists, Belle & Sebastian, and Paramore. In 2017 she signed to Matador Records,releasing a 7″ of the songs Funeral Pyre and Distant Solar Systems. An LP, recorded at Tennessee’s Ardent Studios with help from Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher, is forthcoming on October 27, 2017.