THE JAPANESE HOUSE Releases “Dionne” ft. Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver)

Releases “Dionne” ft. Justin Vernon
Chewing Cotton Wool EP Out Now
(PRESS HERE To Download; Photo Credit: Amber Bain)
“On her debut album, the British singer-songwriter Amber Bain lets go of her self-consciousness and, with some help from the 1975, makes the transformation from hesitant outsider to unlikely pop star.” – Pitchfork
“Bain is a subtle Casanova.” – GQ
“Exploring painfully intimate subjects, her music feels as heavy as it sounds light.” – Paper
“Her half-decade musical stretch has culminated in a startling alternative pop project, pregnant with anxieties and melancholy, tales of break-ups, losses and past relationships.” – Playboy
“Bain is ready to have her face in the spotlight, even if it means accepting she wants to be loved by crowds of people.” – Newsweek
” some of her most musically intelligent and honest work yet.” – i-D
“This music is the amalgamation of emotional vulnerability and self-awareness, wrapped in a warm indie-pop blanket.” – DuJour
“Free of the shackles of shyness and years in the making, [Good at Falling] is a testament to the sense of slowing things down.” – Noisey

August 12, 2020 –  The Japanese House has released “Dionne” ft. Grammy-award winning songwriter Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver) and the textual interlude, “Sharing Beds” which beautifully opens her new EP, Chewing Cotton Wool – PRESS HERE to listen/stream or order Chewing Cotton Wool and PRESS HERE to listen to “Dionne.” The pair of new tracks by Amber Bain, who uses the moniker  The Japanese House, was released alongside the 2019 tracks “Something Has To Change” and “Chewing Cotton Wool” to round out the new Dirty Hit Records release.
Chewing Cotton Wool follows The Japanese House’s critically acclaimed debut album Good At Falling (PRESS HERE to listen). The album, which includes the “existential crisis turned love song” (NME) “Maybe You’re the Reason,” the “ethereal yet pummeling” (Pitchfork) “Follow My Girl,” the deceptively upbeat “We Talk All The Time,” and “dreamy synth-pop anthem” (Idolator), “Lilo,” capped off a banner 2019 for Amber Bain as she received major media praise from the likes of New York Times, W Magazine, Playboy, GQ, Nylon, The Fader, Pitchfork, Noisey, i-D, and more.
Adored by both critics and fans for the “tender and textured songs” that are “atmospheric, lofty, and soothing” (Nylon), and “melancholic melodies” that create “an amalgamation of The xx and Wet” (V Magazine),  The Japanese House, “hits the invisible and shifting target of hype that so many artists, even with money, readily miss” (Consequence of Sound), gathering over 285+ million streams on Spotify since her start in 2015.
(PRESS HERE To Download Album Art; Photo Credit: Amber Bain)