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    Hear Shawn Colvin's New Album, "All Fall Down," in Full on Performing Songwriter: "Wellspring of Personal, Poetic Gems"

    Shawn Colvin's new album, All Fall Down, is due out next week, on June 5. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it. The album—produced by Colvin's longtime friend and cohort Buddy Miller and recorded in Nashville with performances by Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Jakob Dylan, Bill Frisell, Viktor Krauss, Brian Blade, Stuart Duncan, and Julie Miller—is streaming in full till then at Performing Songwriter.

    "From the driving beat of her new All Fall Down title track to the understated offering of the final 'On My Own,' Grammy award-winning artist Shawn Colvin has uncovered, polished and delivered another wellspring of personal and poetic gems for her fans," writes Performing Songwriter's Lydia Hutchinson, who says that producer Miller's "good vibes and magic dust are sprinkled all over the Nashville sessions."

    Hutching goes on to explain that "the entire all-star disc has the friendly, intimate and welcoming feel of a neighborhood porch," while "every song’s foundation is built on Colvin’s trademark rhythm and poetry, and topped off with that fearless honesty that has resonated with her fans for over 20 years."

    Read more, including an in-depth interview with Colvin, and listen to the album in its entirety, at performingsongwriter.com.

    The title track to All Fall Down has been named to the USA Today Playlist of tracks out now. The Playlist's Brian Mansfield says it's "among her best." To receive an instant download of the song, head to the Nonesuch Store and pre-order the album today. Also available to pre-order is Shawn Colvin's new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, due out the same day.

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Hear Shawn Colvin's New Album, "All Fall Down," in Full on Performing Songwriter: "Wellspring of Personal, Poetic Gems"

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Shawn Colvin's new album, All Fall Down, is due out next week. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it. The album is streaming in full till then at Performing Songwriter. "Colvin has uncovered, polished and delivered another wellspring of personal and poetic gems for her fans," writes Performing Songwriter. "[E]very song’s foundation is built on Colvin’s trademark rhythm and poetry, and topped off with that fearless honesty that has resonated with her fans for over 20 years." USA Today calls the title track "among her best."

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Shawn Colvin's new album, All Fall Down, is due out next week, on June 5. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it. The album—produced by Colvin's longtime friend and cohort Buddy Miller and recorded in Nashville with performances by Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Jakob Dylan, Bill Frisell, Viktor Krauss, Brian Blade, Stuart Duncan, and Julie Miller—is streaming in full till then at Performing Songwriter.

"From the driving beat of her new All Fall Down title track to the understated offering of the final 'On My Own,' Grammy award-winning artist Shawn Colvin has uncovered, polished and delivered another wellspring of personal and poetic gems for her fans," writes Performing Songwriter's Lydia Hutchinson, who says that producer Miller's "good vibes and magic dust are sprinkled all over the Nashville sessions."

Hutching goes on to explain that "the entire all-star disc has the friendly, intimate and welcoming feel of a neighborhood porch," while "every song’s foundation is built on Colvin’s trademark rhythm and poetry, and topped off with that fearless honesty that has resonated with her fans for over 20 years."

Read more, including an in-depth interview with Colvin, and listen to the album in its entirety, at performingsongwriter.com.

The title track to All Fall Down has been named to the USA Today Playlist of tracks out now. The Playlist's Brian Mansfield says it's "among her best." To receive an instant download of the song, head to the Nonesuch Store and pre-order the album today. Also available to pre-order is Shawn Colvin's new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, due out the same day.

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