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Sharon Van Etten

I DON'T WANT TO LET YOU DOWN - EP

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very limited CD

Released: 8th May 2015

£6.99


very limited LP + download

Released: 8th Jun 2015

£11.99


a five track EP of non album songs as sophisticated & evolved as anything Van Etten has ever done - she's clearly on a roll at the moment & rather than make us wait for a whole new album, she tides us over with this classy set.

Van Etten & a sterling crew of collaborators offer documents of surrender & disappointment, admission & longing. The gorgeous ‘Just Like Blood’ manages to capture all four facets in less than five minutes. Contributors to the EP include Adam Granduciel & Dave Hartley of The War On Drugs amongst others. The final track is a live version of 'Are We There' bonus track "Tell Me", recorded in Barcelona in December 2014. "In just 22 minutes, we see Van Etten in a number of different forms, from the piano ballad of “I Always Fall Apart” to the full-band live cut “Tell Me”. The lead title track could be a signature song, a rich, mid-tempo jaunt into Van Etten’s honest insecurities" - consequence of sound.

I DON'T WANT TO LET YOU DOWN - EP

Tracklist

  1. I Don’t Want To Let You
  2. Down
  3. Just Like Blood
  4. I Always Fall Apart
  5. Pay My Debts
  6. Tell Me (Live)