Charles Van Kirk taps Sarah Jarosz for “Her Shadow” (listen)
Charles Van Kirk has an EP in teh works, and lead single “Her Shadow” features guest lead vocals from singer/songwriter (and I’m With Her member) Sarah Jarosz. “I’ve known Charlie since our college days in Boston. Our paths always seemed to intersect through mutual friends, so I was excited when he asked me to sing ‘Her Shadow.’ The song showcases Charlie’s vast sonic palette — a window into his seemingly endless musicality and precision in the studio,” Sarah says. And Charlie adds, “I’ve been a fan of Sarah’s records for a long time, so I’m well acquainted with her ability to completely disarm me as a listener. This is an honor for me to shine a light on her skills by framing her voice in a way that perhaps it hasn’t been before. ‘Her Shadow’ with Jarosz’s storytelling abilities in mind, giving her a lyric that spins a tale of nostalgia for a former lover who finds herself in perpetual flight from the idea of getting older.”
“Her Shadow” is a subtle, delicate pop song with a slight haunting quality and some nicely atmospheric vibes that keep things interesting. The single officially comes out later this week but it premieres below right now.
Meanwhile, I’m With Her have a bunch of upcoming tour dates, which are listed here.