New Releases For May 3, 2011

Amanda Shires
Carrying Lightning

Amanda Shires - Carrying Lightning

Much like Neko Case's Blacklisted and Lucinda Williams' Happy Woman Blues, Carrying Lightning is the work of an artist gaining control of her considerable talents and funneling them into a cohesive whole. From playing fiddle in the Texas Playboys at the precocious age of 15 to playing with Gwyneth Paltrow in Country Strong just this year, Shires displays the kind of talent that has garnered her praise and support from artists like Justin Townes Earle, DeVotchKa and Jason Isbell.

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FEATURED TRACK

"Swimmer, Dreams Don't Keep"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Swimmer, Dreams Don't Keep
  2. 2. Ghostbird
  3. 3. When You Need A Train It Never Comes
  4. 4. She Let Go Of Her Kite
  5. 5. Love Be A Bird
  6. 6. Shake The Walls
  7. 7. Detroit Or Buffalo
  8. 8. Slow Gin
  9. 9. Kudzu
  10. 10. Bees In The Shed
  11. 11. Lovesick I Remain
  12. 12. Swmmer, Dreams Don't Keep (Instrumental)

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • Apr 27
    Oklahoma City, OK, US Amanda Shires at Tower Theatre
  • Jun 14
    Houston, TX, US Josh Ritter with Amanda Shires at The Heights
  • Jun 15
    Austin, TX, US Josh Ritter with Amanda Shires at Paramount Theatre
  • Jul 13
    Whitefish, MT, US Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Band of Horses, Dwight Yoakam, Cody Jinks, and 15 moreā€¦ at The Barns at Big Mtn Ranch
  • Aug 02
    Portland, OR, US John Prine with Amanda Shires at Oregon Zoo
  • Aug 04
    Seattle, WA, US John Prine with Amanda Shires at Woodland Park Zoo
  • Sep 21
    New York, NY, US Josh Ritter with Amanda Shires at Beacon Theatre
  • Sep 25
    Louisville, KY, US Josh Ritter with Amanda Shires and Grlwood at WFPK Waterfront Wednesday
  • Sep 26
    Durham, NC, US Josh Ritter with Amanda Shires at Carolina Theatre Durham
  • Sep 27
    Asheville, NC, US Josh Ritter with Amanda Shires at The Orange Peel
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