Mickelson “No Such Luck” – Listen

Scott Mickelson has paid some dues – his band Fat Opie were heralded as folk-rock-punks,  they played CBGB’s, the Bitter End, and Madame Wong’s West in LA.  They had the same management company as Neil Young and Tom Petty.  And then everything fell apart – the deals never went anywhere, Mickelson got sick, the band broke up.  Which makes it all the more surprising that ‘No Such Luck’ should be such a fun listen with wry laughs at life’s constant blindsiding and unexpected turns.  It’s the second single from his album ‘A Wondrous Life’, and there’s just a touch of Future Islands in the rocking singer-songwriter mix.

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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?
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Alan Monasch

It’s spelled “Mickelson,” and the honor of experiencing his extraordinary music is in no way diminished by the small error!

Jeremy Searle

Many apologies Alan, corrected now.