Fifteen Songs from Moby Dick – Michael P. Smith

May 03, 2019  |   General   |     |   2 Comments

Limited Edition CD album!

Michael Peter Smith’s Fifteen Songs from Moby Dick features original songs inspired by the seminal American classic, setting the texts from Herman Melville’s novel as sea shanties, story-songs, ballads and anthems.  Strong, swarthy, infectious, and infused with Smith’s signature poignant melodies, the songs of Moby Dick are reminiscent of 19th century balladry, and capture the tantalizing power of seafaring life.  The 15 original compositions are performed with stirring vocals and Michael’s fine guitar playing. As strong a collection as any in the 21st century Americana folk music lexicon, Moby Dick may be some of Michael’s best work!

Listen to Harry Macey, by Michael P. Smith

Buy the CD at Michael’s concerts.  Order the CD by mail via Paypal.
Note.  Out of U.S. orders will be charged postal rates as applicable. 

A fan says:

“15 Songs From Moby Dick is so rich and engaging that I have listened to nothing else for days. Michael Smith’s music takes the poetry of Melville’s words to a level that demands — and rewards — repeated listening. Ahab’s Compliments in particular has been ringing in my ears and I like it there.” – Janet Sayre, musician, Chicago

2 Comments for this entry

  • Margaret Bikman

    May 3rd, 2019 on 2:42 pm

    Come to Bellingham again! We live by the sea!

  • Paul Raeburn

    May 7th, 2019 on 3:39 pm

    Elizabeth and I just heard that this was available, and we ordered a copy.

    Looking forward to digging into these songs inspired by one of my favorite books. Thanks, Michael.

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