Japanese Breakfast: Nobody Sees Me Like You Do (Yoko Ono Cover)

Death Cab for Cutie’s Benjamin Gibbard serves as executive producer on the forthcoming tribute album Ocean Child which celebrates the songs of iconic artist and activist Yoko Ono through 14 inspired cover versions. Among the extensive talent—which ranges from David Byrne and Yo La Tengo to Sharon Van Etten, Jay Som, Stephin Merritt and Amber Coffman—Japanese Breakfast contributes an endearing iteration of the classic “Nobody …

Jubilee Vinyl

Limited to 500 copies and available only at Rough Trade, this special edition of Japanese Breakfast’s Jubilee comes on a clear green vinyl. The indie band, helmed by singer and author Michelle Zauner, crafts an infectiously exuberant, electropop sound for their third album, which catalogs a fight for happiness in nuanced, guitar-laden tones.

Crying In H Mart

In a lyrical and candid memoir, Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner maps her moving journey through grief, familial issues and selfhood in the wake of her mother’s passing. The debut is an expansion of Zauner’s 2018 New Yorker essay of the same name, adapted to chart the singer’s childhood years in the predominately white town of Eugene, Oregon, early gigs she played with her burgeoning band …