Julia Brown

Jubilant Newborn Alien Haze

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From the first discordant notes of "Victims and Villains" to the gentle if passionate strumming of "Coffee in Your Teacup," Julia Brown's debut album, Jubilant Newborn Alien Haze, explores a variety of musical textures without seeming like a mishmash or a muddle. Her voice is warm and folky and really gets a chance to stretch out on the passionate "Instinct #1," but her real strength is her songwriting, which allows her to explore elements of folk, R&B, alternative, and pop while still tossing out a meaningful lyric or two.

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