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Shawn Mullins

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$28 - $30
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Singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins readily admits that several of the songs on his new album, My Stupid Heart, address his perceived relationship failures. In fact, many were written as he was falling out of his third marriage; in the title tune, he actually chides himself for being such a romantic. But it’s also a bit of a joke, he says, because he firmly believes in following his heart — no matter where it leads.

That oh-so-fallible, yet essential part of our being is, it turns out, the guiding force behind just about every song on the album — the theme of which, he says, is summed up most succinctly by another song title: “It All Comes Down to Love.”

In that respect, Mullins says, it’s not all that different from most of his discography — which includes 1998’s Soul’s Core, the album that shot him to fame on the strength of its Grammy-nominated No. 1 hit, “Lullaby,” and 2006’s 9th Ward Pickin’ Parlor, which contained his AAA/Americana No. 1, “Beautiful Wreck.” (He also co-wrote the Zac Brown Band’s No. 1 country tune, “Toes.”) But in the years since his last release, 2010’s Light You Up, Mullins has experienced more ups and downs on his romantic roller-coaster — a ride he’s decided to step off for a while. He’s also stayed busy co-parenting his son, Murphy, with his second wife. Still, nothing inspires songwriters quite like a breakup, and Mullins confirms, “This record came out of all that; all the feelings, all the heartache.”

Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$28 - $30
Website:
https://icicle.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F36000009cqXOEAY

Organizer

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
Phone:
5095486347
Email:
info@icicle.org
Website:
http://icicle.org/

Venue

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road
Leavenworth , WA 98826 United States
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Website:
http://www.icicle.org/