After a successful run releasing her last record, “Midnight,” where Joy found herself on the 2019 first-round GRAMMY ballot, selling out shows at the iconic Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, and featured in renowned publications such as LA Weekly, Autumn eventually packed her bags and moved home to Olympia, WA during the pandemic, leaving her the space to rediscover herself and revisit her sound.
Alone with her thoughts in her childhood bedroom, Joy spent hours perfecting her craft, composing for film, and writing and producing two new records: “Rainy Sunday” and “Come As You Are: A Tribute To Nirvana in Olympia.”
"Coming back and creating in the Pacific Northwest was a full-circle moment for me,” Autumn shares. “I used to write songs in my childhood bedroom, on that very same piano, as a kid, but this time I was returning with so much more wisdom and experience. After spending years in a music industry full of male producers, seemingly holding the key to my sound, I knew I needed to take my songs into my own hands. I’ve always wanted to produce and the pandemic gave me the time and space to make that lifelong dream a reality. I feel more in-control of my music career and destiny than ever before.”
Drawing inspiration from the sonic landscape of the Pacific Northwest, "Rainy Sunday" captures Autumn in her most authentic form–composing and producing a warm and intimate collection of acoustic songs, perfectly suited for those rainy days that Seattle is renowned for.
Grab your coziest blanket, your favorite candle, and a warm cup of tea to enjoy these new, thoughtful, rainy day Joy Autumn releases.
Written by Painted Bird