The Basement Recordings II

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The Basement Recordings II
Demo album by Alexz & Brendan Johnson
Released May 1, 2012 (2012-05-01)
Recorded 2005-12
Genre Pop, world, folk-pop, alternative, pop rock
Label Striker James Studios
Producer Brendan Johnson
Alexz Johnson chronology
Skipping Stone
The Basement Recordings II
Live from the Skipping Stone Tour
Brendan Johnson chronology
The Basement Recordings
The Basement Recordings II
The Basement Recordings III

The Basement Recordings II is a demo release by Canadian singer-songwriter Alexz Johnson and her brother, Brendan Johnson, serving as a sequel to the demo album released in 2011, entitled The Basement Recordings.


The Basement Recordings II consists of demo material recorded by Johnson that has not made its way to a release. The album was announced on Christmas Day[1] and its release was later set for May 1, 2012.[2] It is the sequel album to The Basement Recordings.[3]


All lyrics written by Alexz and Brendan Johnson. All tracks produced by Brendan Johnson[3]

No. Title Length
1. "As Usual"   3:59
2. "Inconveniences"   3:35
3. "Hunger Pains"   3:22
4. "Dirty Water"   3:40
5. "All in Disguise"   3:23
6. "Gypsy Queen"   3:46
7. "Lighter Than Air"   3:22
8. "Shianne"   4:11
9. "Stranger With My Face"   2:24
10. "Crawl"   4:56


On December 2012 Brendan Johnson hinted via Twitter that there will be a third installment to The Basement Recordings series. On the 14th of January 2013, Alexz Johnson confirmed the release of the album. The Basement Recordings III is due out on 22 February 2013.[4]