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LISTEN: Julien Baker – ‘Favor’

Julien Baker enlists fellow boygenius bandmates Lucy Dacus and Phoebe Bridgers on Favor, a track from her forthcoming album Little Oblivions.

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Photo: boygenius (L-R: Bridgers, Baker, Dacus)

“We sang on Favor in Nashville the same day we recorded vocals for [Bridgers’] Graceland Too and a song of mine,” Dacus said of the single. “That day had the same atmosphere as when we recorded the boygenius EP.”

“Making music was just a natural result of being together, easy as can be but also rare in a way that feels irreplicable. I love the song for its stark but sensitive picture of friendship, what it looks like to recover from broken trust. Makes me think about how truth only ever breaks what should be broken, and how love is never one of those things. I’m always honoured to be brought into Julien’s life and music,” Dacus added.

Favor is the third track – following Hardline and Faith Healer – to be released from Little Oblivions, which arrives February 26.

Listen to Favor here.