She’s also released a video for that, a somewhat somber video that looks at a late night TV host of a horror show. It’s directed by David Scott Kessler and features an animated Van Etten. It’s a lovely watch all around. Catch it below. Read the rest of this entry »
The first taste of the album is “Taking Chances”, which starts off with a 90′s hazy Mazzy Star vibe, a welcome direction for the already reliable Van Etten. It finds a way to instantly connect with you, leaving you feeling warm feelings of melancholy and loss that you once thought were impossible to feel again. It’s a stunner.
Sharon Van Etten appeared on radio station Triple J’s Like A Version covers show to perform Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ “People Ain’t No Good.” It’s a smart choice, she nails it. It’s also a good choice because she is touring with them later in the year.
“Tell Me” is a demo that Sharon Van Etten is including on the deluxe edition of her great 2012 album, Tramp. She is including demo versions of each album track plus “Tell Me” which is unreleased. The deluxe edition comes out November 13 via Jagjaguwar.
It’s typical stunning work from Van Etten, even if it’s just a demo. Take a listen below.