Music Review: “Gone By The Dawn” by Shannon and the Clams


“Gone by the Dawn”

From Shannon and the Clams’ Gone by the Dawn


Liner notes: Shannon Shaw channels teen-girl balladeers on this lament, though the topic—lovers parting in early morning—implies an adult perspective.

Behind the music: Singer-bassist Shaw is also a longtime member of Bay Area provocateurs Hunx and His Punx.

Check it out if you like: Retro-modernists Shilpa Ray and Sonny and the Sunsets.

There isn’t a video yet for the track “Gone by the Dawn,” but in the meantime, check out “Corvette,” Shannon and the Clams’ pre-release video.


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