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Shawn Colvin is a musician, a songwriter and a singer from the United States of America. She was born on the 10th of January in 1956 in Vermillion in South Dakota. She spent her younger days growing up in London, Ontario and also in Carbondale in Illinois. By the time she was just 10 years old, she had learnt to play the guitar as she grew up listening to the music collection that her father had. Colvin shifted to Austin in Texas and became a member of a Western swing music genre band known as the Dixie Diesels. In San Francisco in California as well as in Illinois she became a part of the folk scene. This was right before she formed her own band with her name. While singing rock songs Colvin strained her voice. Then at the age of 24 she took some time off from singing.
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Later on Shawn Colvin shifted to New York City. With a fresh voice she indulged in the Fast Folk, which was in cooperation with the Greenwich Village. As time went by, Colvin became increasingly popular on the innovative folk circuit. She began appearing in some of the off-Broadway shows such as Lie of the Mind, Pump Boys and Dinettes and Diamond Studs. She appeared on the cover of the Fast Folk Magazine and also sang the song “Luka” which is by Suzanne Vega as a backup vocalist in 1987.
She did some extensive touring with Suzanne Vega. That was when she came to the notice of Columbia Records and they signed her up for a recording contract with their music label company. In 1989, she successfully released a debut album titled as Steady On along with her colleague John Leventhal who is a co-producer and songwriter. The album was an instant success. It won a Grammy Award in the category of Best Contemporary Folk Album. Her debut album also featured Suzanne Vega as a backup vocalist. In 1992, she released her second album which was titled as Fat City. This album of hers received a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Contemporary Folk Recording. In 1994 she released an album called Cover Girl, which was a compilation of a few cover songs. By 1995, she released another album called Live 88, this album comprised of the live recordings she had created in 1988. In 1996, she released an album titled as A Few Small Repairs. This album received the status of platinum by the RIAA. The following year in 1997, she released a single called “Sunny Came Home” which earned her a spot in mainstream music and the single was featured on the number one slot on the renowned Adult Contemporary chart. Following the success of this single from her new album, it was awarded a Grammy in 1998 in the category of Song and Record of the Year.
The same year she effectively released her album called Holiday Songs and Lullabies. She went onto releasing many more albums and toured and performed live in many music festivals and live concerts of hers which were completely sold out events. She is soon going to be performing live in a venue near you. This is the ultimate time for you to get your Shawn Colvin tickets and enjoy a thoroughly memorable and delightful music concert with your friends and loved ones. In 2012, Shawn Colvin released her 8th studio recorded album known as All Fall Down. This album has been produced by Buddy Miller. It features some guest appearances from musicians such as Jakob Dylan, Emmylou Harris as well as Alison Krauss. This album of hers has been very successful among music fans and has also been critically acclaimed by many in the music industry.
She is well known for performing to some of the greatest live music concerts. If you are a fan of Colvin or a fan of being a part of a remarkable live music event then book your cheap Shawn Colvin tickets today and experience one of the finest musicians in the industry today performing to some of the greatest songs in some spectacular venue near you.
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