Japanese Breakfast performed a stripped down set (and covered Weezer) for their new EP recorded live at Electric Lady Studios
New in the Live At Electric Lady studio session series is Japanese Breakfast, performing stripped-down versions of songs from 2021’s Jubilee and two of songwriter Michelle Zauner’s former projects — Bumper and Little Big League. The eight-song session is hardly an EP, clocking in at 28 minutes of new arrangements of beloved songs, including a cover of Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So.”
“Recording at Electric Lady Studios was truly the perfect experience,” says Zauner in a statement. “The longer I’ve worked as a recording artist, the more I’ve realized it’s the simple, stripped down songs that are the hardest to get right. Having the opportunity to revisit the core catalog of my songwriting in a room with so much history, surrounded by engineers and gear of the highest caliber, it was just a dream come true.”
Japanese Breakfast’s Live At Electric Lady Studios recording is part of a series by the revered studio that includes live recordings by Faye Webster, Patti Smith, and Jon Batiste, with more artists still to come. Producer Craig Hendrix wrote string arrangements performed by Quartet121 for the Japanese Breakfast set, which you can listen to in full at the link below.