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    December 12, 2012

    Photo by David Sokol

    We wanted to wish everyone a very happy holiday season and to thank you all for your ongoing support. With the releases of her record and book, All Fall Down and Diamond in the Rough, it was an exciting year for Shawn—one in which she had the wonderful opportunity to catch up with so many of you, reacquaint with friends at radio, talk to some great writers and bloggers and make a video that included gorillas on unicycles. Who could ask for more?!

    And 2013 is already shaping up to be another great year!

    Those who have hoped to catch Shawn performing with her good friend

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  • Shawn and Mary Chapin Carpenter will once again be setting out on tour together! These longtime friends will share the stage as an intimate duo, performing material spanning their vast catalogs as well as some of their favorite songs. We’ve posted only the first handful of shows below, so check Shawn’s tour page for ticket links and more dates to come. Ticket sales for some venues begin as early as this Friday, December 7, though on sale dates vary by venue.
    Feb 21 Knight Theatre at Levin Center for the Arts Charlotte, NC
    Feb 23 Carolina Theatre Greensboro, NC
    Feb 24 Jackson Academy PAC
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  • Shawn joins BBC Radio 2's Bob Harris in session, recorded during her recent UK tour, and plays songs from latest album, All Fall Down. She talks to Harris about recording the new album in producer Buddy Miller's home studio, touring with Mary Chapin Carpenter and writing her memoir Diamond in the Rough. She also discusses her pop success of the late '90s with her album A Few Small Repairs and the hit single "Sunny Came Home." Tune in Thursday, November 15, on BBC Radio 2 at 7 PM GMT, or listen online at bbc.co.uk.
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  • Shawn announces her long-awaited return to Australia with four dates scheduled in March and April 2013! She will be appearing at the world-renowned Byron Bay Bluesfest at Tyagarah Tea Tree farm on March 28 and 29 and performing solo shows at The Basement in Sydney on March 31 and The Corner in Melbourne on April 1. For additional details and ticket links, visit shawncolvin.com/tour.
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  • Playlist, a new "best of" compilation featuring Shawn's Sony years, has just been released. The collection also includes live (band!) versions of "You and the Mona Lisa" and "Diamond in the Rough," plus Shawn's cover of Van Morrison's "Someone Like You" from the soundtrack to "One Fine Day." The Playlist CD booklet features some beautiful photos and liner notes summarizing her career and recordings from Steady On through Whole New You. The tracks have all been remastered for this release. Playlist is available now on Amazon and iTunes.
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