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."


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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