We know her and love her: former Philadelphian Katie Crutchfield AKA Waxahatchee is on track to release her latest full-length Tigers Blood on March 22nd. In the ramp up to the new record, she shared single “365” today, along with a twilight-hour, one-shot music video on vibrant color film. The execution of the video fits the stripped-down nature of the song, decorated with Crutchfield’s harmonies, MJ Lenderman on acoustic guitar, and Spencer Tweedy on drums, or rather, “cedar plank and cymbal.”

Waxahatchee sings through the grief of being the anchor for a loved one struggling with addiction on “365.” In context, lines like “I catch your poison arrow, I catch your same disease. Bow like a weeping willow, buckling at the knees. Begging you please,” are heart-wrenching, knowing it wouldn’t be so simple for her to walk away and spare the abuse. “I really wanted to distill the nerves and emotions down to their purest form in this song,” says Crutchfield. The resolve, “I have my thoughts about it, but I carry you in my arms anyways,” shows the depth of her love.

Before “365,” Waxahatchee released “Bored” and “Right Back to It (feat. MJ Lenderman),” two songs you might recognize in rotation on WXPN. The full album, Tigers Blood, comes out March 22nd via ANTI-Records, and Waxahatchee will be supporting it on the road starting in April. Come September, she’ll be in Philadelphia, with two shows at The Fillmore. On the 7th, she’s joined by Tim Heidecker and Gladie, and on the 8th, Snail Mail and Greg Mendez. Tickets are available via the WXPN Concerts and Events page.

Waxahatchee - "365"