Shelby Earl

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Shelby Earl

Shelby has a new album called Swift Arrows!

Produced by Damien Jurado and recorded inside the Columbia City Theatre in Seattle.

Burn The Boats  is where it all started. Released 2011 – it’s one of those records that rules, start to finish.


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Burn The Boats – Track listing

1. 22 (You’ve Got Me Undone)
2. Legend Of Persephone
3. Everyone Belongs To Someone
4. Smoke Goes Clearing
5. Beloved
6. Made Of Sand
7. Distant Rooms
8. Under Evergreen
9. Pacific Love
10. At The Start
11. Burn The Boats Pt. One
12. Sing Low



Soundtrack Suggestions for Zach Braff’s ‘Garden State’ Follow-Up: Shelby Earl, “Everyone Belongs to Someone”
– Rolling Stone

“[Swift Arrows]…is an invigorating, bold statement from a singer/songwriter…” – American Songwriter

“Album of the Month: Shelby Earl’s Swift Arrows” – Seattle Met Magazine

“Earl Avoids Sophomore Slump with full-length Swift Arrows…”- TribLive

“Glory On the Horizon for Shelby Earl and “…her masterful sophomore effort…Swift Arrows) encapsulates Earl’s talents concisely, delivering disconcerting truths in a style that’s undeniably beguiling” – The Seattle Times

“The New Sound of Seattle: These 3 acts have what it takes to deliver our distinctly Seattle sound to the world”…  – Seattle Met Magazine

“This time around, Earl is not holding anything back, nor is she hiding behind anything…” – The Stranger

“Shelby Earl’s Swift Arrows is One of the Most Anticipated Locals Records of the Year…she is a songwriter, not a hobbyist with a nice voice and a day job….” –  Seattle Weekly

eMusic Pick: “Tart, wry pop, delivered with a wicked grin… – eMusic

“It’s clear that Shelby Earl is going big places” – The Sunbreak

#1 Amazon(dot)com Outstanding 2011 Album You Might Have Missed: Shelby Earl, Burn the Boats  – Amazon

“Singer/songwriter Shelby Earl released one of the best albums to come out of the Northwest in 2011” – Paste Magazine

“singer-songwriter Shelby Earl cut out every anguished and beautiful facet of “All Apologies” with heart-wrenching grace.” [Full Article] – Rolling Stone (Nirvana “Nevermind” 20th Anniversary show)

“…this is Earl’s show all the way.” – NPR

“With songs that transcend trends and musical boundaries, Shelby Earl’s Burn the Boats is a fine example of a singer-songwriter who has honed her craft to a fine point and whose songs are both touching and inspiring.” – Pop Matters

“‘Burn the Boats’ features simple, elegant tunes that showcase a voice that rings with confidence…” – Spinner

“…Earl’s voice has an infinite depth to it..If you feel the need to lose yourself and/or be restored, put your faith in Earl.” – The Stranger

“Burn the Boats,” is a thing of beauty. If you aren’t familiar w/ Miss Earl, now would be a good time to get up to speed..” – DJ El Toro, KEXP 90.3

“Shelby’s story is the sort of underdog tale that both inspires and restores faith…”- Rocktorch