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Bird Songs of a Killjoy


Bird Songs of a Killjoy

Second album from Los Angeles-based folk singer-songwriter Azniv Korkejian

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  1. 10.0 |   Record Collector

    Bedouine has found herself a winning formula – turning her journaling into accessible, reflective lyrics, and framing them with beautiful soundscapes
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Bird Songs of a Killjoy is a soft filter through which to view the world. It is a record to lean into, a brief respite from the daily grind to catch your breath and find your own peace and understanding
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  3. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    By the time Songs of a Killjoy is halfway through, it feels almost impossible to escape Bedouine's gravitational pull - and unthinkable that anyone would even want to do so
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  4. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    A warmth radiates from her as she fluidly moves between sadness and playfulness
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  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    In melding ethereal production with clarion narratives, Korkejian has created a beautifully dynamic work. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Q

    It takes a while for these hushed, subtle songs to change the mood of a room, but when they do, it's as striking as sun through the blinds. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Mojo

    The more upbeat swing to the songs doesn't dull the crispness of her songwriting. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    There’s a low-key nomadic quality to Bird Songs of a Killjoy
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  9. 8.0 |   Paste Magazine

    This tender collection of stories and songs float and flit, at times reaching the grandiosity of a movie score, but they also suggest the kind of calm we crave in the midst of this hectic existence
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  10. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    Azniv Korkejian’s folk music boasts a surreal calm and a lived-in glow that masks turmoil just outside the frame
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