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LeAnn Rimes Uses Shure UHF Wireless Mic on This Woman Tour

To tour with her new album, This Woman, and as the host of the USA Network's Nashville Star, LeAnn Rimes has used a Shure UHF wireless mic.
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To tour with her new album, This Woman, and as the host of the USA Network's Nashville Star, LeAnn Rimes has used a Shure UHF wireless mic.

"I knew that this would be the first time I'd be able to sing about things I've actually experienced rather than things I could only imagine," Rimes confides with fans in a message posted recently on her Website. "Everything has changed, from my own writing to the way I get into music written by others."

On a technical level, the task of bringing harmony and balance to Rimes' music on tour as well as on the set of Nashville Star has been entrusted to a Shure wireless UHF U24D/86 system using a custom champagne-finished handheld transmitter outfitted with an SM86 capsule.

"Coupling a really great sounding capsule like the SM86 with Shure's robust UHF transmitter and receiver is perfect for LeAnn," says Nashville Star production mixer Tom Davis of Nashville-based Seismic Sound. "The SM86 has fabulous depth and warmth, and when it comes to reliability, Shure never lets us down. We've never had to go to a backup since we started using this system. We still scrutinize everything and do line checks, but nothing ever goes wrong. I guess you could say that before each show we hope for the best but prepare for the worst. Shure gives us the confidence to face any situation, without worry."

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