Released October 2020 via 4AD
The two albums were conceived in the aftermath of a breakup and after touring with her band Big Thief was canceled due to the pandemic. They were recorded on an 8 track tape machine while in isolation in a cabin in Massachusetts. Both albums feature a lo-fi sound of primarily Lenker's vocals and acoustic guitar. Songs is an 11-track album with more lyrical and traditional songwriting. Instrumentals is composed of 2 extended instrumental pieces, featuring acoustic guitar improvisation and recordings of chimes and birdsong.
2CD / 2LP