"She does it all and does it well. She writes, she sings, and she can play a mean slide guitar as well." - Music News Nashville
““Rumor” has dominated the Airplay Direct Global Radio Download Charts, reaching the No. 1 position on no less than five of their charts”
“Shawna Russell should have been born with wheels. At least, that’s what someone once told her, and it’s a claim she embraces because this rising country music star has spent much of her life on the road, traveling casino, club and concert circuits. ”
"Put a guitar in her hands -- and put her on the stage, and you will witness one of the more dynamic newcomers on the country music scene today." - Chuck Dauphin, Billboard.com
"Shawna Russell's self-titled album is one of the greatest of the year. she captures a delicacy and a sense of mystery that is stronger than other music." — John Shelton Ivany, "Top 21 CDs - Books - DVDs of the Week"
"Contemporary country soaked in the influence of 1970's country-rock and California pop - it's a winning fusion." - Country Weekly