Meet Music Monday :: Sharon Van Etten

This is a lady that makes the music industry proud (or at least I think she does).

Who else is over of the classic girl singer/songwriter who cutesely (yes, that is now a word) plays her ukulele and sings ironic songs about her ironic life? (and maybe I do own a ukulele, but that doesn’t change how I feel…)

Thankfully Sharon has separated herself from this crowd.  Her music is haunting, yet mellow.  Sometimes, she leans to the ‘folk’ side and other times to the ‘rock’ side.  It’s music you just want to close your eyes and sway to (just don’t do this in the car please).  She’s on the same label as Bon Iver (Jagjaguwar) and has brought many great artists (like Zach Condon from Beirut) on her newest record.

Let’s have a listen…


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