In this episode of Overheard, Shawn Colvin talks about her new collaborative album, what it’s like working with Steve Earle, and the modern-day music business.
Shawn Colvin is a singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas. She has won three Grammy awards, including Song of the Year for her hit “Sunny Came Home.” Colvin’s new album titled Colvin & Earle was released last month. Colvin joined forces with long-time friend and creative partner Steve Earle to create the debut collaborative album. The pair are currently touring across the US.
Evan sat down with President Obama at the SXSW Interactive Festival. We aired a portion of the discussion as a special episode of Overheard.