Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher Lyrics & Tracklist

English 150 June 18, 2020

"Punisher" is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter, Phoebe Bridgers. it was released on June 18, 2020, by Dead Oceans. Following her successful 2017 debut album, "Stranger in the Alps," Bridgers took some time to form two new bands, boygenius and Better Oblivion Community Center, before diving back into her solo career.

Recorded over a year and a half at Sound City Studios in Los Angeles, "Punisher" reunited Bridgers with producers Tony Berg and Ethan Gruska, who also engineered "Stranger in the Alps." The album's recording process was a collaborative effort, with over two dozen prominent musicians contributing to its creation, including Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, Christian Lee Hutson, Jim Keltner, Blake Mills, and Conor Oberst. The liner notes give credit to these musicians, highlighting the collaborative spirit that infused the project.

"Punisher" was supported by five singles: "Garden Song," "Kyoto," "ICU," "I Know the End," and "Savior Complex." The album received high praise from music critics upon its release, with many applauding its open lyricism and the emotional depth it showcased. Bridgers' ability to blend her introspective lyrics with soaring melodies and haunting instrumentals created a deeply immersive listening experience that resonated with audiences.

Overall, "Punisher" represents a significant step forward for Phoebe Bridgers, solidifying her place as one of the most talented singer-songwriters of her generation. With its raw honesty and musical complexity, the album stands as a testament to the power of collaboration and the importance of artistic evolution. Below you can find a to z all track details, with lyrics and videos.

Punisher album Cover

Punisher album cover

Cast & Crew

  • Artist/Band
  • Release Date
  • June 18, 2020
  • Producer(s)
  • Ethan Gruska, Phoebe Bridgers, Tony Berg & The Trilemma
  • Writer(s)
  • Christian Lee Hutson, Conor Oberst, Marshall Vore, Morgan Nagler, Nicholas White & Phoebe Bridgers