I'm glad to see Brooklyn singer Sharon Van Etten getting some well deserved publicity for her forthcoming new disc, Because I Was in Love. The second full length from the Jersey born, and Tennessee raised Van Etten drops next Tuesday, May 26 on Language of Stone, and she has already received press this week from The Tripwire, and Pitchfork. The new disc really showcases Sharon's raw, intimate, and heartbreaking songs, featuring the tracks, "Consolation Prize", 'It's Not Like", and the first single "For You" which she just released a new video for below.
Sharon is currently touring across the UK with Canada's, Great Lake Swimmers, with more dates around the NYC area with Alela Diane, Twi the Humble Feather, and Laura Gibson in the coming months.
To see Sharon playing for our 'Field Recordings' performance series click here.
Sharon Van Etten - For You from Toolshed Media on Vimeo.
Consolation Prize - Sharon Van Etten
Upcoming Tour Dates:
5-21 Twisted Wheel in Glasgow w/ Great Lake Swimmers
5-22 Glee Club in Birmingham w/ Great Lake Swimmers
5-23 Rough Trade In Store London
5-23 Borderline in London w/ Great Lake Swimmers
6-11 Union Pool Brklyn (Northside Music Festival) L Magazine showcase
6-12 92Y Tribeca, NYC (w/ Stars Like Fleas, Twi the Humble Feather)
6-16 Mercury Lounge, Manhattan NY (w/ Laura Gibson)
7-03 Sycamore, Brooklyn NY
7-16 Monkeytown, Brooklyn NY (w/ Speck Mountain)
8-14 Union Hall, Brooklyn NY (w/ Alela Diane)
Sharon Van Etten on myspace.