Shawn's first independent release titled "Wishful Drinkin" received airplay throughout the US and the world on Americana, Rock, Country and NPR stations .. as well as airplay on Xm Satellite Radio's X-Country 'channel 12' and Sirius Satellite Radio 'Outlaw Country', and reached 11 after 14 weeks while on the Americana XM X-Country (channel 12) Charts.
He's written and continues to write songs with some of the best songwriters in all genres of the music world.. and he's only getting started.
"I guess being famous and well known started off being important... But over time I’ve found that fame isn't nearly as much of a focus as doing something significant with my music or my songwriting. Not that it's significant yet, but at least I'm getting there."
Perhaps not surprisingly, the new outlook on the music scene and life all around has turned things around for Shawn.
The debut release "Wishful Drinkin" has opened doors worldwide, and next up is his second release titled "Saint Jude Avenue" - Due out Summer 2008