Sharon Van Etten rings in 2013 with the first Like A Version episode on Triple J! She chose to perform Nick Cave’s “People Ain’t No Good” for the Australian show. Watch above! It’s a pretty perfect song choice considering Sharon will soon join Nick Cave on tour! You can see all those dates HERE. She also played Tramp standout, “Give Out.” If you watch the videos and still are not satisfied, check out Sharon on the back of an kangaroo!!
In addition to touring with Cave, Sharon will join John Cale on January 16 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House for Life Along the Borderline: A Tribute to Nico. Other artists include Greg Dulli, Kim Gordon, Yeasayer, The Magnetic Fields and more!
Sharon Van Etten has spent the entirety of 2012 touring and just as she wraps up this wonderful year comes a bit of excellent news. She is all set to tour as support with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. Sharon and Nick kick things off on March 14, 2013 at Dallas’s McFarlin Memorial Auditorium and continue playing throughout North America. We could not be happier for Sharon! See all the dates below!
If you’re a Boardwalk Empire fan, it is likely you noticed a familiar voice in the latest episode. We are not here to spoil the show, but we will tell you Sharon’s stunning rendition of Irving Berlin’s “What’ll I Do” played during an epic scene this past Sunday night.
Lastly, here’s your year-end fun! As 2012 comes to a close, we are seeing lots of best albums of 2012 lists. It is no surprise Sharon’s Tramp is making its way onto many, including the number 1 spot on The Fly’s ‘Top 50 Albums of 2012.’ Head to The Fly to read an awesome interview with Sharon and check her out on the cover page above! Tramp has also been included on best of 2012 lists at Paste, Uncut, Mojo and NME. Read the rest of this entry »
Sharon Van Etten brought you her Jagjaguwar debut, Tramp, back in January. What ensued after the album’s release was a fantastic year, complete with nonstop touring, a handful of TV performances and more collaborations than you can count. Sharon closes 2012 out with the release of Tramp Deluxe Edition, which features the originals plus demo versions of each song. You’ll also receive new liner notes and artwork taken from Sharon’s journals, plus the previously unreleased track, “Tell Me.” You’ll find the deluxe edition at SC Distribution and iTunes.
Sharon returns to New York City on Thursday, November 15 for a US year-ending performance at Town Hall. Joining her are some very special guests; the list includes Thurston Moore, Aaron Dessner (The National), Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak), Peter Silberman (The Antlers), Brad Cook (Megafaun) and John Maloney. Purchase advance tickets HERE.
It’s been an incredible year for Sharon Van Etten. Her Jagjaguwar debut, Tramp, has received the highest of praises, while the live performances have morphed each beautiful song into an experience. We couldn’t be happier to share the news of her Tramp Deluxe Edition, set for release on November 13! The deluxe edition features both the original album, released this past February, AND demos of each track. In addition to the 12 songs, the demo album features the previously unreleased bonus track, “Tell Me,” which you can stream above. It’s Tramp come full circle.
Earlier today, Rolling Stone named Sharon Van Etten a Band To Watch and posted an exclusive video of her and the band performing at Paris’s Ladyfest. Watch HERE. Sharon heads back out on tour this Thursday, October 25, playing Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club with Damien Jurado. See the full list of shows and ticket links HERE.
Our Love by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Magic Chords by Sharon Van Etten
Leonard by Sharon Van Etten
Toronto, ON - The Opera House
Ferndale, MI - The Loving Touch w/ Tiny Ruins
Columbus, OH - Wexner Center for the Arts w/ Tiny Ruins
Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall
Iowa City, IA - Gabe's Oasis w/ Tiny Ruins
Champaign, IL - High Dive w/ Tiny Ruins
St. Louis, MO - The Luminary Center for the Arts w/ Tiny Ruins
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