Rising singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has confirmed particulars of her sophomore solo album, “Punisher,” to be launched on Lifeless Oceans on June 19th. Watch the clip beneath.
She follows her current single “Garden Song” with a brand new monitor and video referred to as “Kyoto” — watch it beneath. Bridgers may also carry out the music on “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!” tonight (Thursday) — stay from her toilet in Los Angeles, it says right here — in February.
The preliminary plan for the “Kyoto” video was to shoot in Japan in March 2020. When the journey was canceled – for apparent causes – the video was accomplished with inexperienced display screen in Los Angeles. Says Bridgers of the monitor, “This music is about impostor syndrome. About being in Japan for the primary time, someplace I’ve all the time needed to go, and enjoying my music to individuals who need to hear it, feeling like I’m dwelling another person’s life. I dissociate when dangerous issues occur to me, but additionally when good issues occur. It may well really feel like I’m performing what I believe I’m presupposed to be like. I wrote this one as a ballad first, however at that time I used to be so sick of recording sluggish songs, it changed into this.”
Since she first emerged in 2017 together with her acclaimed debut “Stranger within the Alps,” the prolific Bridgers has collaborated with kindred spirits Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus within the jokingly referenced “supergroup” Boygenius on a 2018 EP and tour, and with Brilliant Eyes founder Conor Oberst on the “Higher Oblivion Neighborhood Middle” album final yr.
Based on the announcement, the songs for “Punisher” have been written and recorded between the summer season of 2018 and the autumn of 2019, and have been coproduced by Bridgers with “Stranger within the Alps” collaborators Tony Berg and Ethan Gruska. Different collaborators on the album embrace Oberst, Baker, Grammy-winning producer and musician Blake Mills, Yeah Yeah Yeahs guitarist Nick Zinner and legendary drummer Jim Keltner.