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Sitch Sessions: Fruit Bats, “We Used to Live Here”

Jun 13, 2023


We recently caught up with singer-songwriter Fruit Bats (AKA Eric D. Johnson) to shoot a sunny Sitch Session in New York City just prior to his April 2023 appearance at Webster Hall. His simple, acoustic performance of “We Used to Live Here” reflects the stark, unencumbered production and arrangement of the studio recording of the track on his latest album,ย  A River Running to Your Heart. Tender longing and exhausted resignation in the lyric remind of country classics new and old like Lee Ann Womack’s “If These Walls Could Talk” or Miranda Lambert’s (and Tanya Tucker’s) cuts of “The House That Built Me.” A home holds so much more than just knick-knacks and memories. “All that we had then was you and me/ living on love and making believe/”

Directed by Wonderscope Cinema

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