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Shannon Stephens


An all natural at crafting comforting, acoustic-based folk tracks, indie songwriter Shannon Stephens started her profession within the ’90s while she attended Wish University in Michigan. After obtaining her feet moist as the head of Marzuki — a folky group whose people included Matt Haseltine, Jamie Kempkers, and a Sufjan Stevens — she started pursuing a single profession in 1999, with her previous bandmates all releasing their own tasks aswell. While Stevens produced his single debut with 2000’s Sunlight Came — the very first record in his lengthy, illustrious discography of chamber pop information — Stephens completed Shannon Stephens, her self-titled debut. The record was largely disregarded upon its discharge, nevertheless. As Sufjan Stevens became children name within the indie community, Shannon Stephens became a wife along with a mom in Seattle, and she still left music significantly behind in most of the 10 years. Her music wasn’t neglected, though; Paste Mag championed her single debut within a post spotlighting amazing, virtually unheard albums, and Bonnie “Prince” Billy protected among her tracks on his 2008 record Lie Down within the Light. The next season, Stephens re-emerged through the Seattle underground release a her second record, The Breadwinner, on Stevens’ very own label, Asthmatic Kitty. Twelve months from then on, Asthmatic Kitty reissued her long-lost debut record, this time around to a far more appreciative viewers. Stephens’ third studio room outing, Draw It Together, found its way to 2012 and presented a duet with Bonnie “Prince” Billy.

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Nationality American
Music Songs I'll Be Glad, In Summer in the Heat, The One Who Sees Me, So Gentle Your Arms, Come to My Table, Hard Times Are Coming, Song of the Breadwinner, Catch the Morning Line, The Most Delicious Hours, The Way Relationships End Up, Faces Like Ours, Poor Man's Part, I Don't Want to Go, Air So Thick, More to Speak Of, Buddy up to the Bully, I Want to Be Your Friend, My Feeble Heart, If You Want Me, Down the Drain and it's Gone, Welcome to New York, What Love Looks Like, Cold November, Army of 7:00, Your Fabulous Friends, Responsible Too Long, Wax and Feathers, Care of You, Seems I'm Never Tired Lovin' You, You Can't Be Happy Without Me, I'll Be Glad/Arrows, Army of Seven O'Clock
Albums The Breadwinner, Pull It Together, Shannon Stephens (Bonus Track Version), Something Good, Shannon Stephens, How I Got Away EP

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