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Shawn Colvin: Cover Girl (Columbia 57875; CD and cassette.)

Holly Gleason, The New York Times, 20 November 1994

COVER GIRL, the singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin's third album, seems like a cop-out. The silvery-voiced troubadour has earned critical praise for her emotionally incisive lyrics. Yet Cover Girl consists entirely of other people's songs.

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