Van Etten self-produced "Are We There" with Stewart Lerman, with the guidance of bandmate Zeke Hutchins. Most of the recording was done at Hobo Sound Studios in Weehawken, New Jersey, with piano tracks being recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York City.
"Listen to the way she sings "Your love is killing me"—almost all of the hard consonants disappear from the words, and they become a howl. It is, frankly, knee-buckling. The ability of a human voice to induce this weakness is one of the most profound and mysterious things music can do." Read a powerful review of this powerful song: http://pitchfork.com/reviews/tracks/16931-sharon-van-etten-your-love-is-killing-me/