Shocked's rollercoaster musical career has seen a few highs (Nomination for Best Female Video for 1990's
"On the Greener Side) and far too many lows (bootleg recordings, poor record deals).
Regarded as a pioneer in the 'alternative music' field, Shocked has continued to follow a path less
travelled, preferring an independent life of small venues and benefit concerts over the more fickle world of labels and contracts.
When her last label, Private Music, merged with the established Wyndham Hill enterprise, Shocked chose to become even more
independent by not resigning her contract with the new combination.
Anyone who has followed
Shocked's career would not be surprised by this maneuver.
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