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Shona Laing (born 9 October 1955) is a New Zealand musician. She has had several hits in her native country, as well as a few minor international hits, most notably "(Glad I'm) Not a Kennedy" and "Soviet Snow". Laing contributed to Manfred Mann's Earth Band album Somewhere in Afrika and contributed music to, and appeared in, the 1985 action film Shaker Run.
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Shona is a 1994 album by Shona Laing on TriStar. It reached No. 35 in the New Zealand album chart. The single "Kick Back" failed to chart. Billboard - Feb 25, 1995 - Page 47 TriStar - the label that released Kiwi singer/ songwriter Shona Laing's recent album, "Shona".
The Essential Shona Laing.
Shona Laing's rise to fame was the result of extensive television exposure. Laing shot to overnight stardom in 1972 singing her way into the New Faces finals with a song called "1905". Over the next three years Laing collected two gold discs, three RATA Awards and twice represented New Zealand at the Tokyo World Song Festival. Shona was a 17 year old schoolgirl in 1972. She composed all her own material and after her success on New Faces, Phonogram signed her up to a recording deal . These songs have now been recorded and released on a new album called "Roadworks". In 2002 an excellent double CD called "The Essential Shona Laing" was released and contains songs from her entire career so far. New Zealand Music.
Shona Laing returned to New Zealand in 1985, the same year she appeared as a singer in the film Shaker Run and released her fourth long-player, the synth-heavy Genre. While the album didn't chart, it featured the song "Glad I'm Not a Kennedy," which reappeared on her next album, 1987's South. She followed it with the acoustic album Roadworks in 1997. While Laing's recording output slowed, she continued to perform shows for fans in New Zealand. The Essential Shona Laing saw release in 2004, and she returned to her folk roots for 2007's Pass the Whisper, her first original material in over a decade. It was followed by a concert tour of wineries across the country. In 2013, the five-time New Zealand Music Award winner was the recipient of their Legacy Award.
|2||White Colonial Middle-class Anarchist|
|3||Welcome To The Whirlwind|
|4||Should Have Been For You|
|6||Across The Irish Sea|
|7||Mercy Of Love|
|10||The Buller To The Grey|
|11||Four Days In Dehli|
|13||I Love My Feet|