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Born: 1981-02-26
Profession: Musician
Nation: American
Biography of Sharon Van Etten

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Everything will be okay. I have a sticker on my laptop that says that.

Tags: Laptop, Okay, Says

Honestly, live is my favorite way of performing. Every show is a completely different energy.

Tags: Energy, Favorite, Show

I don't want to bury anything in poetry.

Tags: Bury, Poetry

I guess I usually write when I'm in a really intense headspace, because it's my form of self-therapy.

Tags: Guess, Intense, Write

I hate putting negative energy out into the world. But it's either inside or out. I mean, it's either get an ulcer or have a fight.

Tags: Fight, Hate, Mean

I have this red cardigan that my friend Coco gave me that has holes for thumbs. It's my cozy sweater. I wear it a lot.

Tags: Friend, Gave, Red

I love being domestic: making coffee, just putting on a record, and just sitting, not doing anything. It's so great.

Tags: Coffee, Great, Love

I try to focus on the melodies and try to make everything else minimal. The melody and the lyrics are most important to me.

Tags: Else, Focus, Try

I'm getting bored performing the same songs over and over. Songwriting comes and goes.

Tags: Bored, Getting, Goes

I'm really out of touch with myself emotionally. I've always had a hard time talking about how I feel.

Tags: Hard, Time, Touch

I'm still learning how to be comfortable touring. I haven't found that balance yet.

Tags: Balance, Found, Learning

I'm trying to learn how to cook.

Tags: Cook, Learn, Trying

I've always been really shy. I was always afraid of any kind of confrontation.

Tags: Afraid, Shy

I have a day job Monday to Friday. I work at a record label in Brooklyn called Ba Da Bing. It's a great indie label and I listen to music all day. I meet people online and find out about the cool new music blogs.

Tags: Great, Music, Work

I think there are times in a lot of people's pasts where they've unintentionally fallen in love with really damaged people. You go out with someone who's a mess so you can feel less of a mess.

Tags: Love, Someone, Times

Moving to New York City and doing what I do, social anxiety is a really ridiculous kind of curse to have. But I met people along the way who deal with it - performers as well - and they are learning to deal with it daily and deal with it in different ways.

Tags: Daily, Learning, Moving

My mom used to ask me when I was gonna write a happy song. I still tell her that it's when I start to write really happy-sounding songs that everyone needs to start worrying.

Tags: Happy, Mom, Start

One day when I have a band I will have a band name, but since it's just me I feel it should just be my name. For me it doesn't make much sense since the music is from me and about me. I haven't ever been in a band.

Tags: Music, Sense, Since

The only thing that's helped me get through some really hard times was just being able to write and express - it's very cathartic for me. I'm hoping that, by writing and performing for other people, it affects them the same way.

Tags: Able, Hard, Writing

Writing songs helped me figure out how to communicate with other people. I finally figured out that if I could express something in a song, I could probably express it in my real life, too.

Tags: Life, Real, Writing

I do not go down and sit in front of the computer and make myself write; that's not my style.

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I can't write a scene unless I've visualized it. Unless I can actually see it, and that's why a lot of reviewers have said my books are very cinematic, because I actually do see them before I write them.

Tags: Said, Why, Write

I mean, if you lined up 100 writers, you'd get 100 different ways in which they write. There's no right way or wrong way to do it; it's whatever your process is.

Tags: Mean, Whatever, Wrong