Hear a live version of the singer's ''Lullabies''

By Leah Greenblatt
Updated February 22, 2008 at 05:00 AM EST

The San Francisco-based jazz chanteuse Brandi Shearer, best known for covering standards, offers a haunting live version of the swoony original song ”Lullabies” from her latest release, Close to Dark. Produced by the famed Larry Klein (Peter Gabriel, ex-wife Joni Mitchell), Dark is Shearer’s first CD on the Amoeba label, sprung from the beloved independent West Coast record chain, and is one for which she penned nearly all the tracks. To hear the live version of ”Lullabies,” use the player below.