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Sarah Jaffe Found Her Muse Through Collaboration on Don't Disconnect

This time last year, Sarah Jaffe decided to get away from it all. She had released two albums and toured around the world, and she knew that in order to be inspired she needed to get out of her comfort zone. Staying at home wouldn't do. So she rented a house in the small town of Marfa in southwest Texas for two weeks to be by herself and write.

"It was just kind of a glazed-over time," Jaffe recalls. She sits, arms folded and legs crossed, leaning back in a chair on the patio at Dream Cafe in Uptown. Dressed in ripped-up blue jeans and an old Robert Plant T-shirt, her face is obscured by a pair of black sunglasses. "I had to separate myself and try to gain some focus."

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