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Nothing's Gonna Happen (Demo)

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  • The Staves celebrated the release of their new album, Good Woman, with a live-streamed ticketed concert from the London venue Lafayette on Friday. The band has now released their performance of the album tracks "Best Friend" and "Waiting on Me to Change" from the show, which you can watch here. "It was utterly beautiful and powerful," Clash says of the concert. "You expect excellent and classy harmonies when watching this band and they didn’t disappoint ... The Staves are a breath of fresh air and should be on everyone’s list to see when they can tour properly."

  • The Staves have released a live performance video for "Failure," a song from their just-released album, Good Woman, which you can watch here. "There’d been a hiatus period that we took," Jessica Staveley-Taylor tells Stereogum. "I think I’d been away from it for too long and I felt lots of doubt about myself, doubt about the record that we were working on, doubt about the band and the directions we were all heading in ... And I think that by the time 'Failure' was written, we were back in the studio and feeling better about things, so it’s kind of taking those feelings I’d felt during one of the worst times and kind of owning them ..."

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    The English trio The Staves—Emily, Jessica, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor—released a new track, a demo recording of the song "Nothing's Gonna Happen," on December 6, 2019.

    "We’ve spent the last couple years writing songs and recording demos in various places round the world, assembling the bones of what will be our next album," says the band. "This song was written in a bedroom in east London and, later, recorded in a studio in Wisconsin. It’s been a while since we put new music out and we thought that seeing as this is the season of giving, we’d let one of these demos surface for anybody who is interested to hear ... We appreciate our wonderful fans so much and thought it would be a cool thing to show you a small sliver of the process ... The song is called 'Nothing’s Gonna Happen.' Yes, 'gonna' sounds American doesn’t it? And we are not. But it flows the right way. And, well, what you gonna do?"

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  • Available from Nonesuch Records in the United States.

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on December 3, 2019 - 9:30am
Release Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 00:30
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"We’ve spent the last couple years writing songs and recording demos in various places round the world, assembling the bones of what will be our next album," say The Staves. "This song was written in a bedroom in east London and, later, recorded in a studio in Wisconsin. It’s been a while since we put new music out and we thought that seeing as this is the season of giving, we’d let one of these demos surface for anybody who is interested to hear ... We appreciate our wonderful fans so much and thought it would be a cool thing to show you a small sliver of the process ... The song is called 'Nothing’s Gonna Happen.' Yes, 'gonna' sounds American doesn’t it? And we are not. But it flows the right way. And, well, what you gonna do?"

Description: 

The English trio The Staves—Emily, Jessica, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor—released a new track, a demo recording of the song "Nothing's Gonna Happen," on December 6, 2019.

"We’ve spent the last couple years writing songs and recording demos in various places round the world, assembling the bones of what will be our next album," says the band. "This song was written in a bedroom in east London and, later, recorded in a studio in Wisconsin. It’s been a while since we put new music out and we thought that seeing as this is the season of giving, we’d let one of these demos surface for anybody who is interested to hear ... We appreciate our wonderful fans so much and thought it would be a cool thing to show you a small sliver of the process ... The song is called 'Nothing’s Gonna Happen.' Yes, 'gonna' sounds American doesn’t it? And we are not. But it flows the right way. And, well, what you gonna do?"

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Available from Nonesuch Records in the United States.

ns_album_releasedate: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 09:30
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Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
0190295302658
Price: 
1.29
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FLAC
UPC: 
0190295302184
Price: 
1.49
Artist Name: 
The Staves
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