Skip directly to content
  • 531274

Track listing

Click tracks with speaker icon to listen

Diamond in the Rough

news & reviews

Select any filter and click on Apply to see results

  • about this album

    In her first-ever memoir, Diamond in the Rough, acclaimed songwriter and musician Shawn Colvin shares her candid, colorful coming-of-age story, including more than three decades of touring, writing, and living to make music. The wit, lyricism, and empathy found in the book are traits that have long characterized Colvin’s songwriting and her live performances. Diamond in the Rough is published by William Morrow / HarperCollins.

    "There are humor, remorse, and gratitude in her narrative," says the Boston Globe. "Colvin illuminates the magical blend of craft and happenstance that leads to powerful music."

    To purchase Diamond in the Rough on Amazon, click here.

on April 10, 2012 - 8:26pm
Release Date: 
Monday, June 4, 2012 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

531274

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
Artist Name: 
Shawn Colvin
genre: 
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597961454
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
Book
Description: 

In her first-ever memoir, Diamond in the Rough, acclaimed songwriter and musician Shawn Colvin shares her candid, colorful coming-of-age story, including more than three decades of touring, writing, and living to make music. The wit, lyricism, and empathy found in the book are traits that have long characterized Colvin’s songwriting and her live performances. Diamond in the Rough is published by William Morrow / HarperCollins.

"There are humor, remorse, and gratitude in her narrative," says the Boston Globe. "Colvin illuminates the magical blend of craft and happenstance that leads to powerful music."

To purchase Diamond in the Rough on Amazon, click here.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

In her first-ever memoir, Diamond in the Rough, acclaimed songwriter and musician Shawn Colvin shares her candid, colorful coming-of-age story, including more than three decades of touring, writing, and living to make music. The wit, lyricism, and empathy found in the book are traits that have long characterized Colvin’s songwriting and her live performances. "There are humor, remorse, and gratitude in her narrative," says the Boston Globe. "Colvin illuminates the magical blend of craft and happenstance that leads to powerful music."