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Tired Hearts, the new album from rising indie-pop power trio, BAILEN, delivers a dazzling set of songs
that navigates the space between the heart’s expectation and the head’s sober reality. New York based
siblings, Daniel, David, and Julia’s second full-length album for Fantasy beats with empathy,
vulnerability, and resolve.
At times intricate and playful, measured and elaborate, the 12 original songs on Tired Hearts wrestle with
an uncertain future where ethics and morality—both communal and personal—seem to be constantly
shifting. Locating one’s compass amidst the chaos—a world-wide pandemic, toxic social media culture,
economic insecurity and political turbulence—is at the LP’s core.
Raised and rooted in New York City by classically trained musician parents and their wide-ranging,
eclectic record collection, BAILEN has emerged as a favorite in indie circles by cultivating a passionate
following via word of mouth, robust playlisting and a stream of steady touring and collaborating with
artists such as Amos Lee, The Lone Bellow, Joseph, and Hozier to name a few.
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