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Nothing's Gonna Happen (Demo)

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  • The Staves got together to perform some songs from the kitchen for an Instagram Live session on Sunday—from an early song, "Icarus," to their latest, "Nazareth," released last week, as well as "Make It Holy," from their 2015 debut album, If I Was, and more. You can watch it again here.

  • The Staves have released "Nazareth," the band’s first new music since its 2017 EP with yMusic. "We recorded 'Nazareth' in one take on a field recorder sat outside the studio in the summer of 2018," says the trio. "The sun was shining and the birds were singing. We tried recording it in the studio but just kept coming back to this version. It seemed to have the magic.  The song was intended to be in the spirit of an Irish blessing or a kind of a prayer, asking to be kept safe—but it pretty quickly became a more personal and introspective lyric. Moments of glory quickly faded. Worrying, trying. How we mean everything and nothing at the same time. To everyone, to no one."

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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?"

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