Fall With The Lights Down
Bailey Crone, the main force behind Bathe Alone, seems to be fairly obsessed with her grandmothers. She’s now dedicated an EP to each of them, complete with shots of the aging matriarchs for covers. In a video for a song off the first EP, “Decades and Dreams,” she dressed as her grandmother and reenacted a boating trip her subject had taken long ago.
Fall With The Lights Down isn’t so much an album as a compilation of the two granny-inspired EPs. It’s also a gorgeous collection of dreampop. Although the “singles” from the EPs shine the brightest, it is the tracks later on in the comp that I’m less familiar with which are constantly in rotation. The comp ends on a subdued note with the stellar tracks “Blue Days” and “4u,” the latter in which Crone repeats the line “fall with the lights down” as a mesmerizing mantra.