Ep 531: Mike Viola

Jan 03, 2019

[6 mins. 50 secs.] The singer/songwriter/producer Mike Viola is the guest on this, the first episode of 2019. Mike has made about a dozen studio albums and countless EPs & live albums, as a solo act or with his band Candy Butchers. He's also collaborated or produced myriad albums with a diverse of musicians including Mandy Moore, Ryan Adams, Panic! at the Disco, Matt Nathanson and Jenny Lewis (just to name a few). In addition to all that, Mike has also written —or co-written— for the screen including "That Thing You Do", "Walk Hard" and "Get Him To The Greek". Mike was in NYC for a gig at Joe's Pub when we recorded this conversation. At the end of the segment Mike performed Collins, a track off his new album "The American Egypt". The album is available for streaming and download off all major music platforms, as well as on vinyl.

Clips from Mike's music on this episode include Falling Into Place, What To Do With Michael, Walk Hard, That Thing You Do, Bat Girl Panties, King Kong Hand, I Forgive You Fuck Face, and The American Egypt.

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