Sharon Van Etten

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‘An old strain of English magic had returned’: stars on why they fell in love with Kate Bush
As a new generation continues to discover her via Running Up That Hill, musicians including Sharon Van Etten and Brian Molko reveal how the singer changed their lives

As told to Rachel Aroesti

01, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Sharon Van Etten: ‘I don’t share 99% of my music: sometimes it’s too dark’
The singer-songwriter answers your questions, including the live performers she’s learned the most from, her favourite grape varieties, and whether her mum is still concerned for her wellbeing

As told to Rachel Aroesti

13, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Sharon Van Etten: We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong review – mid-paced candour
Holding it all together mid-pandemic, Van Etten’s sixth album of highs and lows struggles to strike a resounding chord

Kitty Empire

08, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Post your questions for Sharon Van Etten
As she prepares to release her sixth studio album, what would you ask one of the boldest voices in contemporary songwriting?

Laura Snapes

27, Apr, 2022 @1:27 PM

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Various artists: Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono review – tribute to brilliance of rock icon’s music
Death Cab for Cutie, David Byrne and the Flaming Lips are among artists reworking Ono’s strange sound and outsider songs into something more palatable

Rachel Aroesti

18, Feb, 2022 @8:30 AM

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The 20 best songs of 2021
We celebrate everything from Lil Nas X’s conservative-baiting Montero to Wet Leg’s instant indie classic – as voted for by 31 of the Guardian’s music writers

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Devin Hoff: Voices from the Empty Moor review – stellar lineup for the twists of Anne Briggs
The experimentally minded bassist and star guests including Sharon Van Etten and Julia Holter create these unusual reimaginings, though the vocals don’t always suit Briggs’s songs

Jude Rogers

26, Nov, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Big Red Machine: How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last? review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Aaron Dessner and Justin ‘Bon Iver’ Vernon recruit Taylor Swift, Fleet Foxes and more for this album full of misty autumnal beauty – and a quiet punch

Alexis Petridis

26, Aug, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Flock of Dimes' Jenn Wasner: 'I became incredibly adept at outrunning myself'
The US indie star who has played with Bon Iver, Sharon Van Etten and more is confronting emotional blindspots on her stirringly brilliant new album

Laura Snapes

06, Apr, 2021 @1:21 PM

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On my radar: James Norton’s cultural highlights
The actor on the visceral emotion of Sharon Van Etten, a historic New York jazz bar and a provocative Broadway sensation

Michael Hogan

29, Dec, 2019 @12:00 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2019: the full list
Our pick of the year’s finest albums brings American dreaming, teenage dynamism, heartbreak, barbed rap, impetuous indie and beautiful soundscapes

20, Dec, 2019 @9:41 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2019, No 4: Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
Van Etten sees the darkness but is willing to banish it with dark, joyous and grownup songs that flirt with 80s-style sounds

Michael Hann

17, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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