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Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten

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Sharon Van Etten: Epic

Review by Laura Barton,, 11 October 2010

Melds pedal steel and electronica into something really rather gorgeous. ...

Sharon Van Etten: Are We There (Jagjaguwar)

Review by Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, June 2014

It's fair to say she's arrived. ...

Sharon Van Etten: Are We There

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 5 June 2014

Sharon Van Etten's follow-up to her 2012 breakthrough is full of elegantly drawn gloom. ...

Angel Olsen: Phases/Sharon Van Etten: (it was) because i was in love

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 9 December 2017

WHETHER PERFORMING stark acoustic folk or giving her confessional songs a jolt of electricity, Angel Olsen always sounds like she's one beat away from a ...

Sharon Van Etten: "The more I let go, the more I progress as a human being"

Profile and Interview by Laura Barton, The Observer, 6 January 2019

Known for complex songs about the dark side of love, the acclaimed singer-songwriter is back with a fifth album that explores synths, rock anthems, mental ...

Sharon Van Etten: Remind Me Tomorrow (Jagjaguwar)

Review by Kate Mossman, New Statesman, 23 January 2019

In Van Etten's new album, life's mess is powerful and holding it all in your arms is a creative act. ...

Sharon Van Etten: Cambridge Junction

Live Review by David Bennun, Metro, 3 July 2019

SHARON VAN ETTEN has changed. She seems no longer consumed by the rage and pain she has had good reason to feel, and has channelled ...


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