Laura Veirs pronounces intimate new album, Phone Orphans

Laura Veirs announces intimate new album, Phone Orphans

The esteemed Portland, Oregon-based artist sorted via over 900 voice memos spanning eight years on her cellphone to curate this 14-track assortment, which she recorded herself in her lounge. The simplicity of those uncooked and deeply intimate songs is their energy.

Phone Orphans additionally marks the primary time in a quarter-century-long profession that Veirs has chosen and organized all of her personal songs on a report.

“It feels good, on my fiftieth birthday and after 30 years of writing songs, to carry these Phone Orphans into the sunshine. These songs have been hiding out on my cellphone, a few of them for over eight years. They’re about my household, my lovers and me. I recorded them alone in my lounge into my voice memo app. I like their relaxed really feel,” Veirs says. “These songs have been mastered however we made no edits to the recordings. I hope you get pleasure from this intimate glimpse into my creative course of. All songs by me besides “Up is a Good Place to Be” by Rosalie Sorrels and “The Archers” with lyrics tailored from a poem by Federico García Lorca.”


  1. Creatures of a Day
  2. If You May Maintain Somebody
  3. Rocks of Time
  4. Tree Climber
  5. Up Is a Good Place to Be
  6. The Archers
  7. Tiger Ocean Instrumental
  8. Smoke Track
  9. Valentine
  10. Magnolia Sphere
  11. Swan Dive
  12. Subsequent One, Perhaps
  13. Piano Improv
  14. Lovely Desires

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