Follow TV Tropes


Music / Shawn Colvin

Go To

Shawn Colvin (January 10, 1956) is an American folk singer-songwriter.

Her best-known album, "A Few Small Repairs" was certified platinum and spawned the top ten hit "Sunny Came Home".


  • Album Title Drop: During "Sunny Came Home".
    Shawn Colvin: It's time for a few small repairs she said.
  • Anti-Love Song: Mostly "Get Out of My House" and "Nothin on Me".
  • Concept Album: "A Few Small Repairs" is about then recent. her divorce
  • The Cover Changes the Gender: She covered "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" by The Police.
    • Also covered "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley.
  • Folk Music
  • Pyromaniac: The main theme of "Sunny Came Home".

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:


Media sources: