Shawn Smith C/D S/D?

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Listened to the first Satchel CD today for the first time in 5 years or so, expecting to dislike it (soul grunge? nein danke!) but found it stood up pretty well, a bit unfinished sounding maybe.

Mzui, Tuesday, 17 August 2004 15:31 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

A bit of a personal hero of mine thanks to Satchel, Brad and Pigeonhed especially -- the man can sing on just about anything and make it sound sweet.

Ned Raggett (Ned), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 15:34 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Search: "Trouble Come Down" from the Satchel album with the clouds on it ("EDC"?)
The Shawn Smith solo song that they used in an episode of the Sopranos this year was incredible.
I love the first Brad album, "Shame," too -- his voice makes it sound totally unique.
I have never heard any Pigeonhed -- where do I start?

Softly Weeping at the Oki Dog (Ben Boyer), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 23:10 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

i've never heard any Brad! I love parts of that first Satchel record though (whats the one "Chelsea here..."?) & I like the first Pigeonhead record pretty much too and would recommend you start there.

gaz (gaz), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 23:19 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

(x-post Pigeonhed) they've only got two albums (plus a compilation of remixes from singles off the second) so start with whichever you can find. The first is Pigeonhed, the second is The Full Sentence. Both are ace, the second is probably a bit better. Should both still be in print and available from if you can't find 'em in shops.

also totally search the first Twilight Singers album (Twilight As Played By The...). Dulli + Smith = best two-voice combination in a band evah.

kit brash (kit brash), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 23:22 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

Holy shit, I had no idea Shawn Smith was in the Twilight Singers -- is he still?!?! I just passed up a promo of that new album of theirs, with all the cover songs! Damn it!

Softly Weeping at the Oki Dog (Ben Boyer), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 23:47 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

he's only on the first album (the later stuff pales)

CeCe Peniston (Anthony Miccio), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 23:49 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

I was tempted to say something flippant about Shawn Smith but then I remembered his verse on "Twilight" and nixed that idea fast.

CeCe Peniston (Anthony Miccio), Tuesday, 17 August 2004 23:50 (thirteen years ago) Permalink

twelve years pass...

Saw him in a tiny pub up the road last night - solo on a small keyboard, doing stuff from across his career (and a couple of Prince covers). Gorgeous, life-affirming show and I got a bear hug from the big ol limp, too.

The shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums (Chinaski), Sunday, 14 May 2017 08:18 (eight months ago) Permalink

aw <3

mookieproof, Sunday, 14 May 2017 08:28 (eight months ago) Permalink

Xp big ol lump! (He's not really - most of it is heart.)

The shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hums (Chinaski), Sunday, 14 May 2017 08:35 (eight months ago) Permalink

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