Nothing Will Change

Album: Are We There (2014)
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  • Are We There is about Van Etten's decade-long on-off relationship with a DJ named Christian that cracked as she focused on her blossoming music career. This song finds Van Etten telling the story of how she met her boyfriend. She told Uncut magazine: "That one is really R&B which I haven't done much before, it has more of a Sade groove. I was really into Sade's 'Soldier of Love.' And I got tired of the guitar, I thought I was rewriting the same song, so I started playing keys more."

    "Coming up with a song on the organ felt different, I started singing in a more soulful way."


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