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Lula Wiles
recorded on January 31, 2019

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This week 1 lucky WUMB Members will win a copy of the CD "To The Sunset" by Amanda Shires!

The winners will be announced on the morning of Friday February 22.
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Born in Texas, Amanda Shires is a violinist and singer-songwriter performing as a solo artist and with her husband's band, "The 400 Unit". She started playing violin when she was ten and performed with Bob Wills as a teen with his backing ensemble, "The Texas Playboys". After releasing her debut album she relocated to Nashville. In 2011, she appeared as a musician in the movie Country Strong. She won the award for Emerging Artist of the Year at the 2017 Americana Music Honors and Awards.

To The Sunset is Shires' seventh album, but first album as a mother. The opening track "Parking Lot Pirouette" has chilling organ sounds and a trippy electric guitar as she looks at love's magnetic poles. "Charms" is performed with a ukulele that focuses on daughters, moving forward, and abandonment. "Break Out The Champagne" and "Eve's Daughter" are both break up tracks that showcase Shires usual characters in her music - people down on their luck, but still going on. The first is about a wild girl realizing she's a rock'n'roller while the second has a girl working at a gas station and hitching a ride to escape.

To The Sunset
Track List

1. Parking Lot Pirouette
2. Swimmer
3. Leave It Alone
4. Charms
5. Eve's Daughter
6. Break Out The Champagne
7. Take on the Dark
8. White Feather
9. Mirror Mirror
10. Wasn't I Paying Attention?

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