Michael Weston-King, the lead singer/songwriter with Britains premier `Alt. Country´ band, The Good Sons, releases his first solo-album.
The Good Son´s ascendency was cut dead in its tracks last year when the latter half of `98 turned into something of a nightmare. A near fatal car crash while on tour in Germany left Michael in hospital and the majority of the band´s equipment in pieces. A mixture of fines and missed gigs left the bands finances similarly in ruins. Added to this, Phil Abram, the mercurial guitarist, chose to re-locate to Italy, their U.S. record company filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and Michael´s marriage, of eleven years, finally fell apart in November.
As the year drew to a close Michael found himself in Geneva at Christmas, trying to come to terms with the events of the past six months, and doing so the only way he knew possible ... through his songs. Out of such adversity usually comes creativity and by the end of January he was back in the studio ....... more