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  Amanda Shires

   Carrying Lightning


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.


ARTIST SITE   |   RELEASED: May 3, 2011   on Silver Knife


   

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TRACK LISTING


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

 UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 Oct 
 06 
Napa, CA, US
Jason Isbell with Amanda Shires at City Winery Napa - at the Napa Valley Opera House
 Oct 
 16 
New York, NY, US
Amanda Shires at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
 Nov 
 07 
Decatur, GA, US
Amanda Shires at Eddie's Attic
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