Mark Szabo (Good Horsey, Capozzi Park, solo etc..)

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tell me more about this guy that John Darnielle, Dan Bejar, AC Newman and others say he's a genius.

Zeno, Tuesday, 20 May 2008 11:00 (ten years ago) Permalink

Zeno, Tuesday, 20 May 2008 11:10 (ten years ago) Permalink

someone? anyone? no one?

Zeno, Tuesday, 20 May 2008 15:48 (ten years ago) Permalink

nobody gives a fuck but Szabo's rare lo-fi solo record "Chocolate Coverd Bad Things" is a must have for fans of quirqy singer-songwriters records (mountain goats, destroyer, neutral milk,robyn hitchcock etc).
Szabo is talented as one can be, i'm not sure why he faded into obscurity.

Zeno, Thursday, 29 May 2008 12:19 (nine years ago) Permalink

haha I'm the only guy wants to answer this thread and you already know my opinion

if you haven't got that Heartbreak Scene album, it's pretty much perfect

J0hn D., Thursday, 29 May 2008 13:16 (nine years ago) Permalink

i've heard some songs from Heartbreak Scene, and it does sounds good.
i'll look for it after i'll be done with my small research of Szabo's original's.

Zeno, Friday, 30 May 2008 00:32 (nine years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

every time I listen to his music I think: somebody, everybody will know what a great songwriter this guy is, or was. I don't know that he writes any songs any more but the ones he wrote are all-timers.

Lee Dorrian Gray (J0hn D.), Tuesday, 19 January 2010 03:09 (eight years ago) Permalink

He's really great. I first came across him when I heard Dan Bejar was taking part in the Szabo Songbook. Then I found an mp3 of 'By A Nose'. He's a quality songwriter. tbh releasing stuff as 'Mark' probably didn't help in the becoming-a-household-name stakes.

cajunsunday, Tuesday, 19 January 2010 23:09 (eight years ago) Permalink

one year passes...

recent increased activity on the good horsey page on facebook had plunged me into my quarterly obsession of all things szabo. such a great guy.

i love it when a suggest ban comes together (cajunsunday), Friday, 28 January 2011 17:26 (seven years ago) Permalink

six years pass...

Can't say I've ever heard a song with this twisted lyrical content:

Gerald McBoing-Boing, Monday, 11 September 2017 18:30 (eight months ago) Permalink

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