Digital 45 #3, "While I Was Gone," featuring production by Marshall Crenshaw and Stewart Lerman has become available on all online outlets including iTunes. It was co-written by St. Lucia (Columbia Records) pianist Nick Paul.
Michael will be performing at Joe's Pub on St Patrick's Day (March 17th) to celebrate his double EP release.
The first 'digital 45' has arrived.
She Loves Love b/w Midnight Crisis is available for download and streaming everywhere. Check it out on iTunes or any service of your choice.
Michael is releasing a series of digital 45s, each with both a- and b-sides, culminating in a double EP release early next year. The first 45 will be “She Loves Love” with the b-side track “Midnight Crisis.” “She Loves Love” will be available for purchase on October 14th via iTunes and other digital music providers. The song was produced by esteemed musician Marshall Crenshaw and Grammy-winning producer Stewart Lerman (Elvis Costello, David Byrne, Sufjan Stevens).
After playing bars and small clubs in the Tri State area this fall, The Slim Kings just completed a run of dates opening for ZZ Top and Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes. Reviews and photos from that and other recent Slim Kings shows can be found here:
Since the last update Michael has signed with Razor and Tie Music Publishing. He has been busy traveling and working with dozens of artists and songwriters included Oscar winning songwriter Leo Sidran, current country #1 chart-topping songwriter David Johnson, Antigone Rising's Nini Camps, 15 year old YouTube sensation Caleb Flood, X Factor star Kayla Stockert, and Universal recording artist Stef Lang. He has also been in the studio with The Slim Kings working on a follow up record to their debut album, "Fresh Socks," which was recently licensed on Army Wives and in the new Daniel Radcliffe movie, "Horns."
Michael has started a band called "The Slim Kings" with Liberty DeVitto, Henry Geller, and Kevin Jenkins. They tracked their first record at Michael's house and it was mixed by Tom Elmhirst (Adele, Black Keys), John Agnello (Dino Jr, The Hold Steady), and Brian Scheuble (Elton John, John Mayer). The album, "Fresh Socks," is available now on iTunes. For all things Slim Kings visit WWW.SLIMKINGS.COM