Friday, June 15, 2012
Shawn Colvin was the guest on the Tavis Smiley show last night on PBS. She talks with Smiley about her new album, All Fall Down, and her new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, both released last week. The in-depth conversation touches on the highs and lows of Colvin's life and covers a breadth of topics, not least her storied career in music. Watch the episode here.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Shawn Colvin is featured on the latest episode of eTown, her seventh time on the radio show. She performs "Change Is on the Way," from her new album, All Fall Down, and favorites "Polaroids" and "Diamond in the Rough." Watch those three performances here. She and fellow guest Mary Chapin Carpenter also perform the classic tune "That's the Way Love Goes" and close the show with a special take on The Band's "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" in tribute to the late Levon Helm.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Watch: Shawn Colvin's "All Fall Down" Video Premieres on YouTube; Colvin Performs on "CBS This Morning"
Shawn Colvin's video for the title track to her new album, All Fall Down, has premiered on YouTube; watch it here. Colvin performs from the album and reads from her new memoir, Diamond in the Rough, at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in LA tonight and performs at the El Rey with Buddy Miller and Viktor Krauss on Tuesday. They performed on CBS This Morning on Saturday. Colvin is featured in the New York Times' Texas Report and in the Austin American-Statesman, which calls All Fall Down "superb."
Friday, June 8, 2012
Shawn Colvin was the guest on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show, discussing her new album, All Fall Down, and her memoir, Diamond in the Rough, and performing a few songs. "I kept working on the songwriting and then I finally figured it out," Colvin says of her early career. "I figured out my voice, my talent, things I wanted to say and, you know, I figured it out." She gives a free concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, broadcast live on WXPN, today at noon.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Shawn Colvin's New Album Features "Finely Woven Folk-Rock Melodies" (Daily News); Book Shows Source of "Powerful Music" (Globe)
Shawn Colvin marked the release of her new album, All Fall Down, and memoir, Diamond in the Rough, with her first-ever book reading / performance at Barnes & Noble in NYC; she'll do the same in LA on Monday, before Tuesday's concert at the El Rey. Colvin appears on NPR's Diane Rehm Show tomorrow. The New York Daily News says the music on All Fall Down is "delivered with agile vocals and finely woven folk-rock melodies." The Boston Globe says the new book is full of "humor, remorse, and gratitude ... Colvin illuminates the magical blend of craft and happenstance that leads to powerful music."
Monday, June 4, 2012
Shawn Colvin to Perform Record Release Show at NYC's City Winery Broadcast Live on WFUV; Album Streaming in Full on AOL
Shawn Colvin's new album, All Fall Down, is out this week. To mark the occasion, AOL Music is streaming the album in full all week, and to kick off the celebration, Colvin is performing a special album-release concert at City Winery in New York City tonight, joined onstage by album producer Buddy Miller and bassist Viktor Krauss. The show will be broadcast live on WFUV in New York, online at wfuv.org. The Daily Telegraph calls All Fall Down as "an assured and imaginative album ... the assembled cast of musicians is superb."
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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. 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."
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Shawn Colvin—whose new album, All Fall Down, and memoir, Diamond in the Rough, are both due out June 5—will be featured on HGTV's Celebrities at Home tonight at 8 PM ET. Colvin will take host Nancy O'Dell on a tour of her colorful Austin home designed with eclectic flea market finds. Nonesuch Store pre-orders of the All Fall Down and Diamond in the Rough bundle include an instant download of the album's title track, "All Fall Down."
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Shawn Colvin, whose new album, All Fall Down, is due out June 5, will preview tracks from the album at NYC’s City Winery on June 4. The show will be broadcast live on New York's WFUV, 90.7 FM, streaming live at wfuv.org. A consummate, natural and engaging performer, Colvin has a run of live shows leading up to and following the album’s release, including headlining shows, duo dates with Mary Chapin Carpenter, and shows as very special guest of Chris Isaak. Fans can expect to hear much loved favorites as well as songs from the new album.
Thursday, April 19, 2012