Today's Song of the Day, as chosen by Cheryl Waters, host of The Midday Show on KEXP, is "Julia" by Jayomi, from the 2021 self-released album Midnight Love Note.


 
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written by jasmine Albertson

Local band Jayomi has been wowing underground audiences with their dreamy take on indiepop for a few years now but didn’t release recorded music until 2019’s Wet Burrito. The album was the band’s attempt to recreate the sad yet beautiful nature of those late romantic composers through the lens of modern day indie pop music.

Since the pandemic, the lineup has slimmed to just frontman Jon Wu and his partner Ruka Bleu. Together, they created Jayomi’s latest release midnight love note, released in September 2021. Our Song of the Day, “Julia,” is the opening track off the record and displays a sense of longing.

 

 

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