Ashe Shares “Love Is Letting Go” ft: Diane Keaton
Singer/songwriter Ashe has shared her newest track “Love is Letting Go,” the track features Academy Award-winning actress Diane Keaton, and is now out via Mom+Pop Music. The song is taken from Ashe’s forthcoming sophomore album Rae, out on October 14th.
“Love is Letting Go” is a tender ballad Ashe penned about losing her brother to addiction. After reading Diane Keaton’s memoir “Brother & Sister” and learning that she too lost her brother, Ashe invited her to sing on the track. The elegant, and heartfelt track features both their voices blending together beautifully over a soft acoustic guitar. While Diane Keaton’s soulful vocals have been captured on screen in movies from Annie Hall to And So It Goes – as well as a legendary musical performance on Johnny Carson Show’ Tonight Show in 1973 – she has never released any recordings.
As a fan of Diane’s work, Ashe was well aware of her favorite actress’ vocal prowess and the idea to ask her to collaborate seemed both obvious and fantastical. Says Ashe, “I’ve spent the better part of my life idolizing and revering Diane Keaton, watching the choices she made, her career, how she treated people, how she acted in interviews – there’s no one like her. Frankly, and I could care less if this sounds dramatic, there isn’t an Ashe without a Diane Keaton. Her existence has uniquely shaped me into who I am as an artist and even more so as a person. I might as well be jumping off a cliff when I say “I have a song coming out with Diane Keaton.” I’m not sure if this process will ever feel real for me but what I do know is that when people say “don’t meet your heroes”.. that’s true – unless it’s Diane Keaton.”
The song follows earlier releases “Emotional” “Shower With My Clothes On” “Angry Woman” “Hope You’re Not Happy” and “Another Man’s Jeans” – to be taken from Rae, the follow up to her breakthrough debut, Ashlyn. That record spawned multiple global hits, including “Moral Of The Story” and “Till Forever Falls Apart” – with FINNEAS.
Attending Berklee College of Music in Boston, she kickstarted her journey with the single “Used To It” in 2017 followed by The Rabbit Hole EP a year later. Teaming up with FINNEAS as producer, she reached critical mass on 2019’s Moral of the Story: Chapter 1 EP. The single “Moral of the Story” appeared in NETFLIX’s To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.
Pre-order Rae by Ashe HERE
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