Amanda Shires landed everywhere from NPR's Tiny Desk to the Grand Ole Opry to the cover of Texas Music as their Artist Of The Year in 2011. Now she's back with 'Down Fell The Doves'. The albums 11 original songs feature Amanda's sharpest writing to date, brought to life by a voice that melts, a fiddle that sears and guitars- played in most part by her husband, Jason Isbell- that scrape and howl. Shires has blossomed into a truly original voice with 'Doves'. Now based in Nashville, Shires started playing fiddle at age 10 in Texas. By 15, she had joined the Texas Playboys, former backing band of Texas swing pioneer Bob Wills. Justin Townes Earle who says, "With a voice that whispers Dolly and lyrics that scream Faulkner, this girl shines like a diamond."