American Julien Rose Baker, born on September 29, 1995 in Memphis, Tennessee, began to integrate into the music scene with her college band, called Forrister. At the same time, she started writing her own songs.
In 2014, she released an EP on the Bandcamp website. Her debut album, Sprained Ankle, came out in 2015, drawing attention from sites specializing in pop music, such as Stereogum, Billboard and Pitchfork.
The singer released her second album, Turn Out the Lights, in 2017 on Matador Records.