Nashville-based singer-songwriter, brother bird released today a Holiday 7-inch of two Nada Surf covers, “Blonde on Blonde” (featuring Kevin Devine) and “Inside Of Love” via Easy Does It Records. The videos premiered at Brooklyn Vegan today - watch here.

In discussing “blonde on blonde,” caroline said, "towards the end of september 2023, kevin devine came down to write with me for a few days- i had been toying with the idea of recording another cover off ‘let go’ as a split 7” alongside ‘inside of love’ for a bit…  i brought the idea up to kevin and he VERY graciously jumped on board.. we ended up covering ‘blonde on blonde’ in my shitty little studio closet before he left. kevin is one of my favorite artists of all time and a dear dear friend. it’s a real honor to have him on anything." [Watch/Share + Stream]

Kevin Devine adds, "I was thrilled when Caroline approached me about covering “Blonde On Blonde” together. I truly love her, love her music - not hyperbole, I think she’s a special singer and writer and performer and it’s scary in the best way to keep watching her make these quantum leaps every time she approaches something new - love the song, and love Nada Surf, a canonically excellent band who are also some of my favorite people. I’m really happy with what we made - faithful with its own pulse, pretty with subtle idiosyncrasies. We hope you think so, too. Thank you, as always."

"‘let go’ by nada surf is a big record for me,” she continues when describing, “inside of love.” it’s been in pretty consistent rotation most of my life. when i started working with my pal/producer, owen lewis.. we didn’t really know we were making an album. we just wanted to see if we worked well together, so we just made a bunch of stuff. all the time. we talked a lot about music and what we liked and learned pretty quickly that we’re both mega fans of that record.. we thought it’d be cool to take a swing at ‘inside of love’. it ended up actually being on my sophomore LP, ‘another year,’ up until we got it mastered. it became pretty important to me to keep that collection of songs as originals, but i knew i’d release the cover in some form down the line." [Watch/Share Stream].

brother bird will release her new full-length album, another year on March 8, 2024, via Easy Does It Records. The soul-stirring LP is co-produced and written by Caroline while working with producer Owen Lewis. The songwriting floats through challenging times, struggling with the big questions that face humanity and how we navigate our most intimate relationships on “state of mind,” “ghost,” and “always” whereas “suburbs” veers down a road not taken, while “final scene” creates a love song for the end of the world. She also includes “famous” which addresses her first taste of success after appearing on national television as a younger artist. “I have around ten versions of this song, it was going to be on my first, self-titled EP from 2018,” she remembers. After multiple rewrites and sessions with different producers, it finally went from the pain-in-the-ass song she couldn’t give up on into a bitingly funny commentary on self-doubt and the crippling anxiety that can come packaged with a certain level of fame. [Pre-Save.]

brother bird is music that lives in tight, intimate spaces, based on real experience, and full of the embarrassments and small indignities that come with being human, as filtered through the eyes and pen of Caroline Glaser, professionally known as brother bird.

The 2024 album another year follows her 2018 self-titled EP where she embraces an intimate, ethereal style of indie rock, and the debut of her 2021 full-length album, gardens both produced by her close friends, Andy Hull and Robert McDowell of Manchester Orchestra.

Caroline has toured with Manchester Orchestra on their co-headlining tour with The Front Bottoms and has opened up for artists such as Pete Yorn, Cavetown, Pinegrove, and Bad Books, a band led by Kevin Devine and members of Manchester Orchestra. In addition, Caroline sang back-vocals on the Bad Books II: Revisited anniversary record that was released in October and they just announced Caroline as a new band member.

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