Summer Music: Sharon Van Etten's Mixtape

Friday, July 15, 2011

We're celebrating summer music here on The Takeaway. Throughout the month, we’ll be talking with different musicians about what songs say summer to them. Our guest today is New Jersey-raised and Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter Sharon Van Etten.

Sharon recently toured Europe with The National, played a series of shows for the South By Southwest music conference, and finished up a 25-stop North American tour. Her latest album is called "Epic." Sharon's summer mixtape includes:

From her youth:

 

 

Songs she's listening to this summer:

And here's the video for Beastie Boys' "Hey Ladies":

Guests:

Sharon Van Etten

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Comments [2]

Jackie

Nice! Love summer songs :)

Jul. 18 2011 04:19 PM
Gregory

"Hot town
SUMMER IN THE CITY.
Back of my neck
Gettin' dirt and gritty".

Jul. 15 2011 10:12 AM

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