Track of the Day 516 : Michael Nau – Good Thing

Michael Nau is a new voice to me, although a cursory Google search tells me he’s been putting albums out for over a decade now which have somehow passed me by. He’s a singer-songwriter with a fine voice, a little bit country mixed with a little soul, like a less fragile Kurt Warner perhaps. Whilst I’ve yet to explore the rest of his work, Good Thing has a warm, analogue sound seeming beamed in from the distant past, giving it the quality of a rediscovered 1970s classic. The phrase ‘Got a good thing going’repeats, but doesn’t quite away the edge of melancholy.

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