LISTEN | Life is a road trip for Jethro Tait in new single, Here with You

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Jethro Tait
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Jethro Tait has released his new single Here with You and shared more about the personal song. 

"This song is about a very personal journey I've gone through in my relationship that I don't really want to go into much detail about," the South African musician said in a statement.

"The intention of the song is about the feeling of life being like a road trip where I keep asking, 'Are we there yet?' – wondering when I'll reach that final destination. Feeling uneasy, excited, and nervous because I know I'm heading somewhere. I'm just not sure if I'll know when I'm there."

Tait adds, "Simply put, Here With You is a love song about reaching a place of feeling more settled and centred in the life you've built with someone special."

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Tait wrote, recorded, produced and mixed Here with You in his home studio. The goal of using minimal production on the song was for the singer-songwriter to elevate his vocals, writing, and arranging skills.

"I loved the sound and feel of the chord progression, which is why I kept things super minimal. I didn't want to take anything away from the emotion I felt when playing it." 


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