An excerpt from Lyle Deiter's story is below:
Shawna Russell is shy, or claims to be, but there’s not much shy about her latest self-titled release. In fact, it will invite you in to party with the very first track, make you comfortable with a drink, then get you settled in for some good music, dancing, and good conversation, sometimes serious, sometimes fun, but always entertaining. This album is refreshing for many reasons, the biggest perhaps being her vocal delivery. Russell, inspired by strong female singers like Bonnie Raitt and Stevie Nicks, can belt it out when she needs to, but is also able to rein things in for her softer ballads and make you want to listen to every song. Several times.Click here to read the article.