Julia Holter - "Sea Calls Me Home" (Singles Going Steady)

After a few listens, it's hard not to casually whistle to it.

Dustin Ragucos: The undersea critters and those above land are moving their heads from side to side while they hear "Sea Calls Me Home". After a few listens, it's hard not to casually whistle to it. The song's sax solo is the cherry on top. I think that it's safe to pack our suitcases and join Holter on her voyage. Bring scuba gear. [9/10]

Ed Whitelock: Julia Holter’s passionless delivery of this sea chanty leave me a bit dry. In her previous, minimalistic work, that vocal delivery has worked, but here, she seems to be reaching for a broader audience, but offers little to welcome them. [5/10]

John Garratt: Repetitive lyrics, a simple drum part barely being played competently, saxophone for no reason, random "whimsical" images, and a bewildering amount of cutesiness to mask the lack of content -- we're on a roll here. [2/10]


10-06 San Diego, CA - Open Air Theater *

10-07 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium *

10-08 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium *

10-10 Berkeley, CA - Greek Berkeley *

10-12 Portland, OR - Bunk Bar

10-13 Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre *

10-24 New York, NY - Rough Trade

10-27 Zurich, Switzerland - Ziegel Oh Lac

10-28 Munich, Germany - Kammerspiele Theatre

10-29 Frankfurt, Germany - Brotfabrik

10-30 Hamburg, Germany - Uebel & Gefahrlich

11-01 Helsinki, Finland - Tavastia

11-02 Stockholm, Sweden - Etablissemanget

11-03 Oslo, Norway - Parktheatret

11-04 Copenhagen, Denmark - Vega

11-05 Berlin, Germany - Berghain

11-07 Den Bosch, Netherlands - November Music

11-09 Brighton, England - Komedia

11-10 Bristol, England - The Lantern @ Colston Hall

11-11 Birmingham, England - Glee Club

11-12 London, England - Islington Assembly Hall

11-13 Glasgow, Scotland - The Hug and Pint

11-14 Leeds, England - Brudenell Social Club

11-16 Paris, France - New Morning

11-17 Brussels, Belgium - AB Club

11-18 Brugge, Belgium - Biekorf

11-19 Utrecht, Netherlands - Le Guess Who? Festival

11-24 Kyoto, Japan - Metro

11-25 Osaka, Japan - Conpass

11-26 Tokyo, Japan - WWW

12-09 Sydney, Australia - Newtown Social Club

12-10 Brisbane, Australia - Black Bear Lodge

12-11 Melbourne, Australia - Howler

12-12 Victoria, Australia - Meredith Music Festival

* with Beirut






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