Flicking through reviews of Sharon Van Etten's work, the term 'folk' is used repeatedly.
Perhaps it's her arrangements, the acoustic tones which flood her music.
Or perhaps it's the stark nature of the songwriting itself, the way in which Van Etten can focus in on a particular thought, a particular emotion with unerring accuracy.
New album 'Are We There' drops later this year, with Sharon Van Etten allowing fans a few tiny glimpses of her fresh material.
A few moments ago, the American artist posted a video containing unheard music and footage from the studio.
Shot in stylish black and white, you can watch it below.
'Are We There' is set to be released in May.