Cha Cha Cha d'Amour single
15th April 2015
A new radio edit version of Cha Cha Cha d'Amour is set to be released as the first single from True Believer on May 25th.
Read the UK press release here.
True Believer Out Now
CD and digital download versions of True Believer are now available from CD Baby plus super high resolution digital from BandCamp! as well as standard digital download from Amazon and iTunes and lots of lots of other places too!
Sydney Morning Herald: `unique and uniquely valuable'
A rich offering, this album invites you to stay for the ride and take in its tones. Made using analogue equipment, it has been patiently constructed, is even tempered and makes for good company. read more ...
Backseat Mafia Magazine
True Believer is a hedonistic, lush, red velvet-curtained fragile and beautiful album. Imbued with the sexual frustration and louche ambivalence of Robert Forster from The Go-Betweens and underpinned by a Nick Cave-like gothic baritone darkness, each listen reveals more complex layers, greater humour and a melodic strength. Every song is great – flashes of Tindersticks and Leonard Cohen weaving in and out of this lounge-room lothario performing in a haze of smoke and whiskey. read more ...
Leading Us Absurd Blog
Cha Cha Cha d'Amour Radio Edit to be released as a single
2nd April 2015
Recorded on analogue tape, using old tube microphones and plenty of equipment with large bakelite knobs, co-produced by Michael with Tim Powles (of the Australian masters of guitar atmospherics, The Church) and mixed by Danton Supple (Morrisey, Coldplay) Cha Cha exudes a vintage but timeless sound.
True Believer continues to get airplay at KQAL Winona Minnesota
5th March 2015
Big thank you to KQAL Winona, Minnesota where True Believer has been in rotation for six months!
Critical Acclaim for True Believer
1st February 2015
Thanks to those writers, bloggers and music lovers who pounced on the album as soon it was virtually available. We couldn't be more thrilled with the response to True Believer.
Tomatrax Music Blog names Black Dog #1 song of the year
28th January 2015
Tomatrax, the Australian independent music blog, has named Black Dog, the opening track on True Believer as song of the year for 2014.
US College embraces True Believer
30th November 2014
There has been a very positive reaction to True Believer across US College Radio and we are thrilled. In the past 8 weeks, over 135 stations have added True Believer into their rotations, including core stations WRUW in Cleveland read more ...
4.5 Stars from Sydney Morning Herald
20th November 2014
True Believer has received a sensational review in Australia's leading broadsheet newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald, Read the full review here.
Interview with Michael in Tomatrax
27th October 2014
The Australian independent music blog Tomatrax has been a long time supporter of Michael Cullen, which we much appreciate here. Richard Rowe sat down with Michael to discuss the new album read the full interview here ...