Sharon Van Etten We've Been Going About This All Wrong

Label
Jagjaguwar
Released
6th May 2022

Format Info

Marble Smoke LP
Gloss finish gatefold jacket with 4 colour printed inner sleeves; first press on limited edition Marble Smoke color vinyl

 Sharon Van Etten has always been the kind of artist who helps people make sense of the world around them, and her sixth album, We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong, concerns itself with how we feel, mourn, and reclaim our agency when we think the world – or at least, our world – might be falling apart. How do we protect the things most precious to us from destructive forces beyond our control? How do we salvage something worthwhile when it seems all is lost? And if we can’t, or we don’t, have we loved as well as we could in the meantime? Did we try hard enough? In considering these questions and her own vulnerability in the face of them, Van Etten creates a stunning meditation on how life’s changes can be both terrifying and transformative. We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong articulates the beauty and power that can be rescued from our wreckages.

Unlike Van Etten’s previous albums, there will be no songs off the album released prior to the record coming out. The ten tracks on We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong are designed to be listened to in order, all at once, so that a much larger story of hope, loss, longing and resilience can be told.

SIDE A:

1. Darkness Fades
2. Home to Me
3. I’ll Try
4. Anything
5. Born

SIDE B:

6. Headspace
7. Come Back
8. Darkish
9. Mistakes
10. Far Away

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