Julien Baker Bewitched Audiences at the El Rey Ahead of FYF Performance



Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Words by me, photos by Danielle Gornbein

From the very first moment, everyone in the room was fully invested in Julien Baker’s performance. The beginning of her set had us all in a stupefied silence, breaking only to applaud at the end of each song. Baker plucked her guitar strings with such control that it cut through me, like a bitter wind. She took care to sing with that same amount of precision, coming to an overwhelming climax during “Rejoice,” from her debut album, Sprained Ankle. “I rejoice! I rejoice!” she wailed, the crowd proudly singing along with her at this point. 

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<a href=“http://julienbaker.bandcamp.com/album/sprained-ankle-3”>Sprained Ankle by Julien Baker</a>

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