Sunny Came Home (4:25)

Cover of A Few Small Repairs

From A Few Small Repairs and 68 other releases

Sunny Came Home was the 2nd single from Shawn Colvin’s album A Few Small Repairs. It was Shawn’s breakthrough mainstream single peaking at #2 on the Pop Chart, and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1997. The song also reached #1 on the Adult Contemporary and the Hot Adult Contemporary charts. To date it is her only appearance on the Hot 100. The single helped Shawn’s album A Few Small Repairs reach the top 40 on the Billboard 200 and the album eventually reached platinum status.

Sunny Came Home won 2 Grammies in 1998 for Record and Song of the Year The song was also nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal. Shawn’s acceptance speech for Song of the Year was interrupted when rapper Ol’ Dirty Bastard went on stage in protest of Wu Tang Clan’s not winning Best Rap Album.


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