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Vic Chesnutt

Vic Chesnutt
Born: Jan 1, 1965 in Jacksonville, FL
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Died: Dec 25, 2009 in Athens, GA
Genre: Folk
Biography: Though Michael Stipe had been a fan of Vic Chesnutt since the late '80s, producing his first two full-lengths, it took the Sweet Relief Two tribute album to make a star of him in mid-1996. The album featured artists such as Madonna, Hootie & the Blowfish, Smashing Pumpkins, and R.E.M. covering the songs ...Read full biography
Is the Actor Happy?
Released: 1995
Label: Texas Hotel Records
Critics' Rating:
Probably as good an album as Chesnutt has made, Is the Actor Happy? verifies his standing as one of the most relevant songwriters of the '90s. Pristine production that insures that not a note is wasted ...Read full review
Is The Actor Happy [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1995
Label: NEW WEST
Critics' Rating:
Vic Chesnutt's fourth album was the one that raised his profile from an almost entirely unknown cult figure to a mostly unknown cult figure with a lot of good press clippings. Combining the best parts ...Read full review
More Vic Chesnutt albums: Main Albums (16), Compilations (2)