Sing us a song, you’re the piano man
Sing us a song tonight
Well, were all in the mood for a melody
And you’ve got us feelin’ alright
The intimacy and casualness of a piano bar-like performance holds endless promise. A great and wise man asked me today, Would you prefer to see sElf’s Matt Mahaffey perform a set of songs by himself (highly recommended) or with a full band?
My reaction was instinctive like; there was no pondering. Whatsoever. I’d prefer the man doing what he does best: creating a one man jam. This mini-performance below is what I can provide for you. The quality could be better; but Matt at the keys, giving us a collection of the songs below, is reason enough to not complain of the fidelity.
Better Than Aliens
You’re a Drug
Crimes on Paper
Placing the Blame
Like the ’99 masterpiece that is Breakfast With Girls, our own piano man closes out his set with the triumphant and always powerful, “Placing the Blame”….