Shannon in Nashville

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Shannon in Nashville

Shannon Shaw

Shannon in Nashville by Shannon Shaw

Release Date: Jun 8, 2018
Record label: Nonesuch
Genre(s): Americana, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Garage Punk, Punk Blues, Alternative Country-Rock

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Shannon in Nashville - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

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Based on rating 7.5/10

Underground sensations like Shannon Shaw are anomalies these days. As the gale-force singer of Oakland trio Shannon and the Clams, her name has become synonymous with askew glamor and miscreant soulfulness: She and her misfit bandmates have spent nearly a decade sounding like the nails-tough Shangri-Las reborn and resembling hairsprayed-and-glittered John Waters movie extras, crying their eyes out and ready for a fight. (Waters has called them one of his favorite bands: "They're like my wet dream!" he once proclaimed.) The Clams mixed punk and girl groups with more conviction and maladjusted, leather-clad character than any other band of the late 2000s.

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