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After taking a break to go back to school, do some acting and become a mom, Sharon Van Etten has just released her first new album in five years. Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear Sharon Van Etten Break Down Every Track On Her Stunning New Album

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New Music Friday For Jan. 18: 7 Albums You Should Hear Now

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New Mix: Lana Del Rey, Telekinesis, Stella Donnelly, & More

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Steve Earle Sings To His Hero, Guy Clark

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No Translations Needed At globalFEST 2019

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Viking's Choice: The Year In The Loud And The Weird

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In Memoriam 2018: The Musicians We Lost

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The All Songs Considered Holiday Cruise 2018

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