Carrie Rodriguez Steps Out On Her Own

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  • "Absence"
  • "Can't Cry Enough"
  • "She Ain't Me"
Carrie Rodriguez (300)

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Carrie Rodriguez asserts herself as a gifted songwriter on her recent album, She Ain't Me. A classically trained violinist, Rodriguez was discovered by veteran songwriter Chip Taylor and released three critically acclaimed duet albums with him. Together, the two explored country and Americana in a rich and modern context.

Now embarking on a solo career, she demonstrates her remarkable skill on a slew of instruments, including the mandolin, fiddle and tenor guitar. Unlike her debut, for which Taylor wrote or co-wrote most of the songs, Rodriguez takes the mantle as chief songwriter on She Ain't Me, resulting in a significantly more diverse collection.

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Album
She Ain't Me
Artist
Carrie Rodriguez
Label
Manhattan/EMI
Released
2008

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