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Sharon Van Etten must surely be the most popular student at Brooklyn College. In the past decade the singer
—turned mature sophomore—has released five albums, toured the world with them, and made fans cry with the melancholy of her music.

In fact, a large part of the reason Van Etten is back in school is for the sake of her adoring masses: The music she writes prompts such confessional fervor among audiences that, she says, she felt she owed it to them to get some professional training in mental health counseling.


This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-One

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