Various Artists / Oh Michael, Look What You've Done: Friends Play Michael Chapman
Album:Oh Michael, Look What You've Done: Friends Play Michael Chapman Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:May 2012
Label:Tompkins Square 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-12-15 Pull Date:2013-02-17 
Week Ending:Feb 17Feb 10Feb 3Jan 27Jan 20Jan 13Jan 6

Recent Airplay
1.Aug 19, 2022:Traditions
4.Feb 21, 2013:The Sunset Life
That Time Of Night
2.Apr 25, 2013:Daydream Disaster
5.Feb 14, 2013:Daydream Disaster
That Time Of Night
3.Feb 23, 2013:Slanford and Sponge
Expressway In The Rain
6.Feb 09, 2013:Everything
No Song To Sing

Album Review
DJ Away
Reviewed 2012-12-08 
Folk guitar master and singer-songwriter Michael Chapman gets his own tribute album courtesy of the awesome Tompkins Square. A truly diverse set of interpretations, each song uniquely lovely. Anyone who’s ever sweepingly dissed folk or country should listen to this album right now and be converted. Everything is great, but here are some favorites: 3, 5, 7, 11. No FCCs.

1. (2:39)—Instrumental. Upbeat, mid-tempo, warm. Fiddles, banjo, acoustic guitar.
2. (3:25)— Plugged in country. Chugging but easygoing. Subdued, deep male vocals.
3. *(7:06)—Sloooow. Lots of reverb, other guitar effects. Features Lucinda Williams’ grizzled vocals. Enters slowcore or shoegaze territory.
4. (3:49)—Angsty, mid-tempo strumming and half-spoken vocals. Thurston Moore is coolness personified.
5. *(4:38)—So breathtakingly beautiful and warm. Acoustic plucking, steel guitar, hushed vocals.
6. (2:40)—A-cappella. Mid-tempo, stark, melancholy, heavy on the reverb.
7. *(7:44)—Slow, big, lumbering, scorched-earth country rock. Backup singers during the choruses. This just oozes cool.
8. (4:09)—Slow, shimmering guitar. Vocals that soar in spite of the singer’s age. Drums enter a minute in.
9. (4:12)—Waltz-time guitar plucking. Male/female harmonies. Refreshing like a drink of cool water.
10. (6:23)—Instrumental. Medium-slow, hypnotic guitar plucking. Soft and comforting.
11. *(5:05)—Slow, autumnal, naturalistic. Bridget St. John’s age gives her vocals a muted gravity.
12. (3:12)—Instrumental. On-the-rise guitar god William Tyler offers a jaunty blues walk with a little harmonica.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Black Twig PickersLife On The Ceiling
2.D. Charles SpeerExpressway In The Rain
3.Lucinda WilliamsThat Time Of Night
4.Thurston MooreIt Didn't Work Out
5.Meg BairdNo Song To Sing
6.Maddy PriorThe Prospector
7.Hiss Golden MessengerFennario
8.Rick KempVanity And Pride
9.Two WingsYou Say
10.Nick Jonah DavisLittle Molly's Dream
11.Bridget St JohnRabbit Hills
12.William TylerNaked Ladies And Electric Ragtime