Michael Shelley (musician)

Michael Shelley is a New York City–based singer-songwriter. He has released 5 albums. He has opened tours in the United States for They Might Be Giants,[1] Shonen Knife & Marshall Crenshaw, in Japan. Some members of Belle & Sebastian have played on his records & with him live on UK tours. Michael Shelley is also a disc jockey at freeform radio station WFMU, known for his weekly interviews with musicians.

DiscographyEdit

  • Jimmy's Corner (May 15, 2015 – Confidential Recordings) a 30 song album of instrumental songs[2]
  • Leftovers (2012 – Confidential Recordings) a collection of live tracks, non-lp cuts, cover songs and various rarities.
  • Goodbye Cheater (2005 – Confidential Recordings)(Confidential was co-founded by Shelley in 2001)[3]
  • I Blame You (2001 – Bar None)
  • Too Many Movies (1998 – Big Deal)[1] (released in UK on Shoeshine Records, 2001)[4]
  • Half Empty (1997 – Big Deal)
  • Four Arms To Hold You (1998 – Big Deal) a collaborative effort with Scottish musician Francis MacDonald (BMX Bandits, Teenage Fanclub, etc.) under the band name "Cheeky Monkey".[5]

Also Appears onEdit

  • He's A Rebel: The Gene Pitney Story Retold (2002 – To M'Lou Music) performing "Walk"
  • What the World Needs Now ... Big Deal Artists Perform The Songs of Burt Bacharach (1998 – Big Deal) performing "Baby It's You"[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b (October 8, 1998). Michael Shelley shows sensitivity in songbook, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  2. ^ (May 15, 2015). Michael Shelley's website, Official Michael Shelley Site
  3. ^ (February 1, 2003). Declaration of Independents, Billboard
  4. ^ (March 4, 2001). Rock: Michael Shelley – Too Many Movies, Glasgow Herald
  5. ^ (April 17, 1998). Just monkeying about a little, Glasgow Herald
  6. ^ (January 31, 1998). Albums – Review, Billboard

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