Stream Bill Baird's Full Shape-Shifting 'Spring Break of the Soul'

The psych-pop wingnut's new double LP in its entirety, a week before its release on Pau Wau

Bill Baird
Bill Baird
Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

Bill Baird, the Oakland-based oddball who previously fronted Sound Team and Sunset, has been fairly quiet for the last two years, focusing on his graduate work at California's Mills College. Now, the once-prolific Master's candidate is making up for his recent sabbatical with his most robust full-length outing yet, double LP Spring Break of the Soul, out March 5 via Pau Wau Records. Baird teased the 17-track psych opus earlier this month with the album's haunted title track, and the rest of the project takes on similar shapes, morphing from sparkling, bass-blustered soft rock to horn-punched, steel drum vacation fare, to a cello-driven crawler fit for a Tim Burton stop-motion film.

  • Bill Baird — Spring Break of The Soul
  • Bill Baird — Sailing (written by Christopher Cross)
  • Bill Baird — World Gone Deaf
  • Bill Baird — Sewage Sirens
  • Bill Baird — Bow Down To The Brain
  • Bill Baird — Lost At Sea
  • Bill Baird — Big Sur Reverie
  • Bill Baird — Marooned
  • Bill Baird — Black Fritz
  • Bill Baird — Lake Eerie
  • Bill Baird — Shave
  • Bill Baird — Blob
  • Bill Baird — Go To Mexico
  • Bill Baird — Inflated Head
  • Bill Baird — Les Paul Pointillistic
  • Bill Baird — Hairy Sally
  • Bill Baird — Santa Claus of The South
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