She Remembers Everything

Album: She Remembers Everything (2018)
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Songfacts®:

  • This moody piano-and-strings track was co-written by Rosanne Cash with Sam Phillips. The latter also sings harmony on the chorus. The song was recorded in Portland, Oregon with producer Tucker Martine (The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket, Modest Mouse).
  • Rosanne Cash told Mojo magazine the story of the song:

    "I was thinking about trauma and loss, and I started to feel it would be an incredible burden to remember everything that happened to you in your life, though at the same time it is a comfort to think that it might be locked in some kind of psychic library somewhere. It turns out this was kind of prescient, given what's going on in this country with the Kavanaugh hearings and the me too movement."

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