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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Shawn Colvin to write memoir

I’m really looking forward to this; she’s one of my favorite songwriters, and “Polaroids” was the first song I ever heard Mary Lou Lord sing (on the Safe and Sound benefit compliation). Via Yahoo!

Shawn Colvin, the Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, is working on a memoir, “A Few Small Repairs,” named for her best-known album and tentatively scheduled to come out in the fall 2009.

According to HarperCollins, the book “will finally allow all of the fans that have followed her career over the past 19 years to further connect with her on a personal level that only a book could allow.

“In concert Shawn is known for engaging the audience and interweaving dialogue ranging from the very personal to the truly hilarious, so the book will be a natural extension for her,” the publisher said in a statement issued Wednesday.

There aren't many great versions of her doing one of my favorite songs, "Trouble," on YouTube, but here's one:

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