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Rachael Yamagata Performs 'You Won't Let Me,' 'Dealbreaker' at Indaba's Suite 268 -- Exclusive Video
- Posted on Apr 24th 2012 1:01PM by Theo Spielberg
"Lyrically, it's one of my favorites," Yamagata tells Spinner of "Dealbreaker." "I Love the subject of self-growth and the satisfaction you find when you finally figure out your own baggage. The knife turns deeper when you realize you've lost the one that might have worked out if you'd figured out those problems sooner. It's bittersweet."
Speaking of "You Won't Let Me," Yamagata says, "I remember sitting on Venice beach at sunset to have a first listen to the demo we tracked. As I was there this giant mass was floating directly to me through the waves. When it washed up I could see it was a dead baby whale. I was literally crying over the beauty of this song and here comes this dead whale. I figure it's some sort of sign, although I'm not sure what yet."
Take a look at the two videos below.