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From in the Shadows - Shelby Starner
Track Listing
  1. Fall
  2. Anyway
  3. Don't Let Them
  4. You
  5. Empty Mind
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  1. Fall
  2. Anyway
  3. Don't Let Them
  4. You
  5. Empty Mind
  6. North Winds Woman
  7. Prisoner
  8. Masquerade
  9. Suspicions
  10. Dripping Wax
  11. Mind Reader
  12. Dreams You Had
  13. Everything
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Released when she was barely into her teens, From in the Shadows is a surprisingly self-assured debut. Starner's vocals recall the semi-detached tone of Fiona Apple, but there's also a hint of Victoria Williams' quirky inflections. Starner is capably backed musically, and Marc Ribot guests on "Dreams You Had." The lyrics occasionally are awkward and give away her youth, but Starner's vocals imbibe the songs with a world-weary sincerity that makes them work. She succeeds best on the simple, piano ballad "You," which is ...

From in the Shadows 1999, Warner Bros.

UPC: 093624701729

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