Creature of Habit

Know Your Children (0:49)

This Folk/Pop ballad features different sections and nostaligic lyrics, and it segues directly into Kind of a Virgin.

Kind of a Virgin (0:53)

Mike adds jazzy piano riffs to this Reggae song, which has amusing lyrics and an infectious hook.

Plenty of Time

The Crusher (1:08)

This power ballad, heavily influenced by Jethro Tull, features Jerry Donato on outstanding flute solos.

Stowaway to Heaven

Darlin' (0:51)

Written for his wife Nan, Mike plays a variety of stringed instruments on this Beatlesque Folk Rock ballad.

It's Cool (But it Sucks)

Sunny Day

Funkity Chunk (1:00)

Doug Robinson plays a wild trombone solo at the end of this Funk song, which Mike wrote in an unusual time signature.

The Dark Side of the Dial  

Up Start (1:01)

Horn solos are the feature of this '70s-style Jazz Rock piece.

Wheel Love (0:15)

Powerhouse drummer Phil Janzen is the star of this uptempo rocker.

How Will the Garden



Audio CD - $12.97

The second collaborative CD with a local video editor really has some fine musical moments. Mike sings and plays twelve different instruments on eight of his original songs.

Mike was unable to pick up the slack when his partner showed little interest in promoting either CD, so Mike moved on.

That's showbiz.