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Album Review

Just one track shorter than 2004's excellent Polaroids: A Greatest Hits Collection, Playlist: The Very Best of Shawn Colvin, despite the omission of one of the Grammy-winning singer/songwriter's best-known hits in "I Don't Know Why," serves as a solid introduction to Colvin's work, boasting enough notable tracks like "Round of Blues, "Sunny Came Home," "Steady On," and "Get Out of This House" to warrant equal consideration from both newbies and longtime fans looking for a lean career overview.


Born: January 10, 1956 in Vermillion, SD

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Shawn Colvin is one of the leading lights of the so-called "new folk movement" that began in the late '80s. Although she grew out of the somewhat limited "woman with a guitar" school, she kept the form fresh with a diverse approach, avoiding the genre's clichéd sentiments and all-too-often formulaic arrangements in favor of a more personal, pop-influenced style. Colvin's debut record won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album in 1991, but it was her 1997 single, "Sunny Came Home," that...
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