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Hello, I'm Thomas Comerford, songwriter, singer, guitarist, filmmaker in Chicago, IL.

My newest solo LP, Blood Moon will be out on 6/22/18! You can preview an advance single off the record below or at bandcamp, where you can also pre-order vinyl or digital download. The record release show will be at the Hungry Brain on 6/22, so save the date, Chicago! To preview or purhcase other releases, visit my music page.

Upcoming Shows:

6/22/18 - Blood Moon LP release show: Thomas Comerford + Quarter Mile Thunder, Hungry Brain, 2319 W Belmont Ave, 9pm, 21+, FREE! I will be joined by a special band to perform the music off of my new LP. Featuring: Ariel Bolles, Angela James, John Lennox, Curtis Ruptash and Seth Vanek.

Some press on Blood Moon:

"Reminiscent of Jeff Tweedy’s lyrical style, Leonard Cohen’s vocal technique, and Josh Ritter’s honest relaying of stories ..." --Chicago Maroon

"Troubadour meets Americana ..." --Deli Magazine

Esthetic Lens Interview, 11/19/17

Big Takeover premiered music video for "Lull" (Single Edit) by Chicago filmmaker Lisa Barcy on 6/6/18

Some press on II (2014):

"... a time capsule from an alternate past, as though a band of 70s Nashville malcontents had learned to harness the beauty of David Bowie in his prime. This isn’t classic rock, but it feels like something classic indeed." --Chicago Reader

"... a fine craftsman, and the songs on his latest album reflect an expert tuning of words, melodies and harmonies." --Chicago Sun-Times

"... another effort worth celebrating, particularly if you're a fan of lyrically savvy troubadours like Tom Waits and Jeff Tweedy." --USA Today

"... a record full of odes to wounded romanticism accessorized with lush pedal steel guitars, string arrangements and his rich baritone." --Cleveland Plain Dealer

"... stands out from the crowd of rootsy singer-songwriters by virtue of his outrageously tuneful songwriting and instinct for the perfect arrangement." --Little Village

" ... a refreshingly unique and original take on rootsy folk-rock." --Empty Bottle

" ... dreamy textured country rock ..." --CIMMFest

"Top 10 Chicago Albums of 2014." --Red Eye

"Album of the Month, June 2014." --Deli Magazine

Homeroom interview for songwriter showcase on 6/12/15.

New City Film premiered a new video for the song "How To" by Jerzy Rose and Halle Butler on 1/8/15. (Below.)

Big Takeover premiered music video for "Eternal Return" by Chicago filmmaker Carolyn Faber on 9/23/14.

Chicago Mixtape featured the single "Done and Done" on 6/9/14.

Music video for "Prefer Not To" by Chicago animator Chris Sullivan premiered on USA Today's Pop Candy, 5/13/14.

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