Friday, April 3, 2009

Chad VanGaalen - Soft Airplane

Chad VanGaalen is a singer/songwriter/artist from Canada. He creates most of his songs and art from his home, rarely ever leaving. His story brings to mind the life and times of Daniel Johnston. Like Johnston, Chad VanGaalen sings about life, death, and existence using good imagery and creative lyrics and song structures. A VERY, VERY great album. This is a one man album, he uses guitars, drums, and also various electronic instruments as well as a xylophone to create almost childlike music with very adult like subjects. He also creates and directs his own music videos. Check them out below. Soft Airplane favorites are Willow Tree, City Of Electric Light, and Inside The Molecules. Enjoy


Anonymous said...

Loving this album! Artists who control every instrument are my favorite. The vision of each song isn't altered by different tastes/backgrounds from the bandmates. Thanks for the post!

lakecog said...

one of those albums that's full of new ideas and melodic hooks and immediately likeable. a must listen.

Howard Roark. said...

this is pretty kickass.