Stream Marnie Stern’s Joyous Adult Swim Single ‘This Was It’
Upper East Side guitar goddess shares new lovestruck song, is positive creep
Marnie Stern’s self-described “less nutso” approach to songwriting has already yielded this year’s Essential full-length albumThe Chronicles of Marnia (also one of 2013’s Best LPs So Far), and now it’s resulted in a sublime new single, “This Was It.” The latest entry in the ongoing Adult Swim Singles series, this fresh one-off delivers Stern’s trademark, nymphlike vocals, jittery guitar genius, and gleeful introspection. “I don’t ever want to go back to the way it used to be,” the New York ax-slinger sings. “It’s like I’m living as the way I always wanted to see me.” Stream it below, and download it for free via Adult Swim beginning August 12.
And don’t miss out on previous installments in the 2013 Adult Swim Single series from Run the Jewels, Kitty, METZ, Dan Deacon, Friendzone with Mykki Blanco, Autre Ne Veut, Madlib and Freddie Gibbs, Mac DeMarco, and Lightning Bolt.