After a series of indie record releases, Shawn Mullins’ critical breakthrough came when 1998 Soul’s Core
album shot him to fame on the strength of its Grammy-nominated No. 1 hit, “Lullaby” followed by
AAA/Americana No. 1 “Beautiful Wreck” from 2006’s 9th Ward Pickin Parlor. His song, “Shimmer” was used in
promotion of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and was included on the Dawson’s Creek soundtrack. He

co-wrote “All in My Head” which was featured in episode one of the hit TV sitcom “Scrubs.” Mullins also co-
wrote the Zac Brown Band’s No. 1 country tune “Toes.” In early 2002, he formed super group The Thorns with

Matthew Sweet and Peter Droge. Mullins’ most recent album My Stupid Heart was released in 2015, the theme
of which, Mullins says, can be summed up most succinctly by the song title, “It All Comes Down To Love,” the
guiding force behind just about every song on the album.
For the 20th anniversary of Soul’s Core, Shawn is revisiting the music by recording two new versions of the
album. He is calling this Soul’s Core Revival. This is not a remix or a remaster of the original, but rather brand
new recordings with new arrangements of the songs – one album will be new stripped down solo
performances, some on guitar, some on piano and maybe one a cappella and the second will be a new studio recording with his full band, Soul Carnival.

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