Drayton Michaels

Drayton Michaels


Drayton Michaels sheds the stereotypes and avoids the trappings of the singer/songwriter cliché with his modern pop melodies. Ever present is the rich warm sounds of acoustic guitar and voice in this delicately intense music. Appeals to music lovers from ages 14 to 40.


The debut CD, Low Stress in the Deep End, encapsulates Drayton's skills as a vocalist, composer, lyricist and guitarist. Guest musicians include Dale Fanning, Mike Mussberger (Posies), Keith Lowe (Fiona Apple, David Sylvian), Kevin Hudson (Tuatara) and jazz legend Wayne Horvitz.

Produced by Drayton and Gary Reynolds at Electrokitty Studios in Seattle, Low Stress in the Deep End includes five tracks mixed by Robbie Adams (U2, Smashing Pumpkins). The CD was mastered at Precision Mastering by Ron Boustead.

Low Stress in the Deep End is a collection of 11 songs that span stylistic boundaries from exuberant pop hooks to quiet and reflective. Ever present is the rich warm sounds of acoustic guitar and voice. Along with world class accompaniment, these songs offer a future classic sound.

Read more at www.myspace.com/draytonmichaels and www.draytonmichaels.com


Low Stress in the Deep End (LP)
The Power of Gentile Aggression (LP) coming 2007

Set List

Mainly original songs... 30-60 minute sets... Occasional covers include songs by Fleetwood Mac, Prefab Sprout, Queen, Elton John, The Cure, Beatles...