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Plains New Project From Jess Williamson & Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield Release Video For New Single “Abilene”
Tuesday, August 30th, 2022

Plains New Project From Jess Williamson & Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield Release Video For New Single “Abilene”

Jess Williamson and Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield recently announced an album titled I Walked With You A Ways for their new collaborative project, Plains. It’s a one time collaboration with the album out October 14th on ANTI.  

Today they give us the second taste of the new album with a video “Abilene,” starring Adriene Mishler of the wildly popular Yoga With Adriene YouTube channel, directed by Corbett Jones & Nick Simonite. 

Crutchfield spoke about the new track, saying “The song ‘Abilene’ really solidified the vision of the album for me. I'll never forget how giddy I felt when Jess sent me the original demo. In a very stereotypical-of-a-songwriter way, Jess felt unsure if it fit or made sense & I reassured her immediately that this was probably my favorite song of the bunch. She achieved something really special in my view, which is writing a classic country waltz that feels extremely modern.” 

Williamson continues "In the video for ‘Abilene,’ my dear friend Adriene Mishler plays the narrator of the song. We see her struggle in the final stages of a romantic relationship and then make the hard decision to choose herself and leave. I think we all have our own personal ‘Abilene.’ Maybe it’s a place where you used to live and things didn’t turn out as planned, like in the song. It could also be a relationship that ended in disappointment, or a dream that turned into a hard reality, or even an old version of yourself that’s better left in the past. ‘Abilene’ is a song about knowing your worth, having courage in the face of an uncertain future, and trusting your gut." 

Plains has already released the album’s lead single “Problem With It” which received widespread critical acclaim.  

The record and its accompanying North American tour is a one time only collaboration, which makes Plains incredibly special.

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