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Stranger in the Alps opens with the one-two punch of “Smoke Signals” and “Motion Sickness,” a pair of songs that highlight Bridgers’ abilities.

The style highlights the strengths of Bridgers’ unique lyric writing perspective: there are overt references to lost idols, canonical pop songs and actual incidents, but her stories unfold through precise, evocative imagery sung in her subtle, confessional style.

The latter is perhaps the most upbeat moment on the album and was written on her baritone guitar and discusses a problematic relationship from her past.

But of course the truth is that the unique ingredient at play, the calling card that has drawn all this interest and intrigue, is simply Bridgers’ music itself.

Her powerful, lilting voice and her haunting, introspective songs light the torch that shows the way, and are what have inspired artists like Ryan Adams to produce her 2015 single, or Julien Baker to bring her on tour in 2016, as well as John Doe and Conor Oberst to sing with her on her debut album.

We leaned heavy on his fifty-plus years of musical insight to get us to where we needed to be.

He brought such depth and dignity to the proceedings that made everyone else involved rise to the occasion.

In November I had a whole pick-up truck full of firewood delivered and I thought, ‘ I’ m never going to run out of it.’ Before I knew I had gone through half of the firewood and I had five songs.