• Lost Soul (2016)
    1. I Think I’ve Taken Enough Shit From You This Year // Lost Soul
    2. Overnight Failure // Lost Soul
    3. Big Sur // Lost Soul
    4. Saint Catherine Street // Lost Soul
    5. I’ll Replace You With Machines // Lost Soul
    6. Artificial Light // Lost Soul
    7. Lost Soul // Lost Soul
    8. Bad Business // Lost Soul
    9. You Started Drinking Again // Lost Soul
    10. War of Independence // Lost Soul
    11. Alison’s Part of the Equation // Lost Soul
    12. Party Dress // Lost Soul
  • If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home (2006)
    1. My Satanic Friends // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    2. Have You Heard the One About the Rabbi and the Priest? // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    3. Another Country // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    4. Something You Said // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    5. Celebrating Nothing // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    6. The Red Light District of Iowa City // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    7. If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    8. Secret Handshake // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    9. Light-Hearted Years // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    10. Long Live the Revolution // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    11. List of Things To Do // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
  • Welcome to My Century (2001)
    1. Welcome to My Century // Welcome to My Century
    2. Valentine’s Day // Welcome to My Century
    3. Games // Welcome to My Century
    4. Greenland // Welcome to My Century
    5. The Latenight // Welcome to My Century
    6. Movie Star // Welcome to My Century
    7. I Need You // Welcome to My Century
    8. Anywhere // Welcome to My Century
    9. Too Bad For You // Welcome to My Century
    10. Las Vegas // Welcome to My Century
    11. Tolstoy // Welcome to My Century
    12. Bolted Down // Welcome to My Century
    13. Secret Masterpieces // Welcome to My Century
  • Playing God (1999)
    1. Little Things // Playing God
    2. Spitting Nails // Playing God
    3. I Turn Slowly Around // Playing God
    4. When I Wrote the Book // Playing God
    5. Everyone’s An Actor in New York // Playing God
    6. Witchcraft Lover // Playing God
    7. List of Enemies // Playing God
    8. Playing God // Playing God
    9. Saint Anne // Playing God
    10. Salem // Playing God
    11. $100 Bills // Playing God
    12. This Didn’t Happen To me // Playing God

News

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Updated: October 11th, 2018

Big Muse Podcast

Recently, when I was in Los Angeles to finish my new album, I stopped by songwriter/sage Peter Himmelman’s house to eat eggs and record a podcast. Actually, I didn’t know we were going to record a podcast, but that’s precisely what we did, and it was an honor.

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Video Premiere: Cocaine Ruins Everything

Cocaine Ruins Everything isn’t a cry for help, but rather the title of a song I wrote based on something David Crosby said on Marc Maron’s podcast. In his view, the sixties were great, but cocaine ruined everything in the 70s. I shot a video of the song – which, by the way, carries Crosby’s official stamp of approval – at a show in Sacramento last May.

Song Premiere: Earvin Magic Johnson

It’s hard to explain how pleased I am to announce that my new single, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, premiered recently on the Los Angeles Lakers blog, Silver Screen and Roll. Not only is Magic Johnson my favorite athlete, but his personal journey was essential to my understanding of the HIV/AIDS crisis. Check out the song and a brief interview!

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European Tour (Part 1)

My latest blog post recounts the first of my two European tours with Suzanne Vega in 2002. It was an exciting time, and there are anecdotes to spare! Part 2 will concern the second European tour, which was more challenging in a variety of ways.

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I don’t remember much about writing Bolted Down, a song that would become one of my “hits.” It was when I was living in... Read More
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Party Dress // Lost Soul
  1. Party Dress // Lost Soul
  2. I’ll Replace You With Machines // Lost Soul
  3. War of Independence // Lost Soul
  4. Overnight Failure // Lost Soul
  5. I Think I’ve Taken Enough Shit From You This Year // Lost Soul
  6. Saint Catherine Street // Lost Soul
  7. You Started Drinking Again // Lost Soul
  8. Lost Soul // Lost Soul
  9. Alison’s Part of the Equation // Lost Soul
  10. Big Sur // Lost Soul
  11. Artificial Light // Lost Soul
  12. Bad Business // Lost Soul