Lynne video goes live
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
– Shelby Lynne's new video, Heaven's Only Days Down the Road,
gets its world premiere today on Yahoo! Music. The clip is from her CD "Revelation Road," weaving footage and photos from her chldhood.
The murder ballad is based on a true story.
Lynne, who is currently touring Europe, will launch the spring leg of her solo acoustic tour on March 22 in Portland, Maine. The disc is the third album released on her own independent label, EVERSO Records.
Tour dates are:
March 22 Portland, ME One Longfellow Square
March 23 Londonberry, NH Tupelo Music Hall
March 24 Fall River, MA Narrow Center for the Arts
March 25 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall
March 28 South Orange, NJ South Orange Performing Arts Center
March 29 Fairfield, CT StageOne
March 30 Albany, NY Swyer Theater
March 31 Westhampton Beach, NY The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
April 3 Wilmington, DE World Café Live
April 5 Norfolk, VA The Naro
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Shelby Lynne has always been ahead of her time. The cover for this eponymous album, her 13th solo album and first since 2015's "I Can't Imagine," appears to be another example of her prescience. Though it had to be put together long before the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, it shows her wearing a facial mask and a look of fear. Coincidence, no doubt, but an eerie one.
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I Can't Imagine
Shelby Lynne really needs to figure out who she is if she ever wants to be something more than the answer to the trivia question "What artist won a Grammy for best new artist after releasing 6 albums over 12 years?" Is she a country singer? Blues? Is she Dusty Springfield reincarnated? Why can't she find a style and stick with it?"
That's what they say anyway, but maybe they're wrong. Maybe Shelby figured out a long time ago who she was and how she wanted to sing. »»»
I Am Shelby Lynne (Deluxe Version)
The ironies surrounding Shelby Lynne's sixth album, 1999's "I Am Shelby
Lynne," were as thick as mutant kudzu at the time. After a quintet of
albums that garnered Lynne a ton of peer respect and negligible sales, the
singer/songwriter extricated herself from a Nashville star machine that
seemed determined to sculpt her talent in its witless image.
Lynne moved to California, reinvented herself as herself, enlisted the talents of producer Bill Bottrell »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
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