Saturday Sessions: Ani DiFranco performs "Revolutionary Love"

It's easy to call Ani DiFranco a folk singer. But this Buffalo, New York, born singer-songwriter has never been constrained by one genre. Her new album "Revolutionary Love," is heavily influenced by jazz. Critics are calling it "searing" and "hopeful." DiFranco joins this week's Saturday Sessions to perform "Revolutionary Love."

Video Transcript

[MUSIC - ANI DIFRANCO, REVOLUTIONARY LOVE]

ANI DIFRANCO: (SINGING) I will tend my anger. I will tend my grief. I will achieve safety. I will find relief. I'll show myself mercy. I will show myself respect. Yes, and I'll decide when I'm ready to forgive but not forget.

And I will ask you-- I'll ask you questions. And I will try-- try to understand. And if you give me your story, I will hold it in my hands. And I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. The revolutionary love.

Yes, and even if you hurt me, I will not shut down. No, you can't make me hate you and carry that hate around. No, I will see no stranger. Only parts of myself, I don't yet know. Yes, and I'll see right through evil to a wound, too scared to show. Yeah, I have the power to stay open.

Yes, I have the power to be the one who I've been waiting for. The one who sets me free. Yes, I can bring the love. The revolutionary love. I could bring the love. The revolutionary love. I could bring the love. The revolutionary love. The revolutionary love.

Yes, I will tend my anger. I will tend my grief. I will achieve safety. I will find relief. Yes, I'll show myself mercy. I will show myself respect. Yes, and I'll decide when I'm ready to forgive but not forget. And I will ask you-- I will ask you questions, and I will try-- try to understand.

And if you give me your story, I will hold it in my hands. And I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. Yes, I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. The revolutionary love.

Yes, I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. I will bring the love. The revolutionary love. Yes, I could bring the love. The revolutionary love. The revolutionary love.