For Folk's Sake - "You EP" Album Review


At the end of a very painful breakup, Lizzie Weber harnessed her emotions in a set of songs that were too painful to perform. Now, some four years later, the scars have lost much of their sting. The results found on her E.P. You, document the relationship’s dissolution and the damage it did to her psyche.

The paralysis resulting from heartbreak is the central theme of the song You. Featuring the most involved arrangement of the three tracks, it has in Weber’s words, “an Americana/Spaghetti western vibe,” found in Ben Meyer’s electric guitar. Lyrically Weber describes it as the most “cathartic” of the three tracks, so much so that the first time she played the song live she could not finish it, leaving it and the other two unplayed for the next three years.

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