I'm With Her, the band of Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan, offer up their collaborative full-length debut, See You Around on Rounder Records. Co-produced by Ethan Johns (Ryan Adams, Laura Marling, Paul McCartney) and the band and recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios in Bath, England - See You Around is a warmly textured, yet stripped down twelve track affair filled with fine-spun narratives, breathtaking harmonies, and layers of lush guitar tones.
The album is comprised of 11 originals, penned by the band in Los Angeles and Vermont, plus the never before released Gillian Welch-penned "Hundred Miles." With each member playing guitar and handling various aspects of the instrumentation – including fiddle and ukulele for Watkins, mandolin and banjo for Jarosz, piano and synth for O'Donovan – the band cut most of the album live, performing just a few feet away from each other in the tracking room. All through See You Around, I'm With Her exhibits a refined musicality that reflects their deep musical roots.
After years of crossing paths in their intersecting scenes, I'm With Her came together by happenstance for an off-the-cuff performance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival during the summer of 2014. The multi-Grammy-Award-winners have individually released nine solo efforts, co-founded two seminal bands (Nickel Creek and Crooked Still), and contributed to critically acclaimed albums from a host of esteemed artists. The band has already garnered tremendous praise for their unique blend of instrumental interplay and indelible harmonies.
"We all feel immensely fortunate to be in this band together," says the trio. "As longtime friends and fans of each other's music, it's been wonderful to realize that writing and collaborating together fits so seamlessly into our lives. And now, we're so excited to get to tour and share the work we've done as a band with our debut album, See You Around."