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Lynne signs with Rounder

Thursday, August 21, 2014 – Shelby Lynne signed with Rounder Records with a new album coming earl8y n ext year, the label announced today.

Rounder will release "I Am Shelby Lynn:" in a deluxe reissue with bonus tracks and a full concert DVD, "Shelby Lynne: Live at the House of Blues" on Oct. 7 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the release.

Lynne recently completed recording at Louisiana's Dockside studio on what will be her first album since 2011's "Revelation Road." The as-yet-untitled album is tentatively set for release in early 2015.

The two-disc (one CD/oneDVD) "I Am Shelby Lynne Deluxe Edition" features the re-mastered full-length album plus six previously unreleased bonus tracks from the original sessions.

The DVD is a newly unearthed, never-before-released, 16-song, 90-minute concert performance captured at Los Angeles' House of Blues on April 28, 2000.

Lynne will commemorate the the deluxe set with a special live performance at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

"I'm very happy to have a creative home with history-making Rounder Records," Lynne said.

"Shelby Lynne is a songwriter and a soul singer of the first rank. The immediacy of feeling she is able to summon in the studio is a rare form of artistry. Working with her is an exhilarating experience," said Scott Billington, veteran producer, musician, and Vice President of A&R at Rounder.

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It's been 14 years since Shelby Lynne released her soulful, country-tinged album "I Am Shelby Lynne." And over the course of that time, Lynne has had her share of ups and a few creative downs. However on this latest (reissued here with bonus tracks, a live club recording and a second live disc from London plus a DVD about the making the disc), Lynne tends to go into another soulful but equally roots-y realm on the opening title track. It's not a surprise she taps into this »»»
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Concert Review: Evans brings the cheer – What's a country song without drinking? Morgan Evans seems to have gotten the missive loud and clear as a good chunk of his songs incorporate libations into the mix. And when the Australian-bred singer isn't confronting drinking, he's dealing with matters of the heart, but in keeping with the positive attitude he purveyed, love is most... »»»
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