We’ve been watching Chicago native Drew Michael rise up the comedy world ranks for years now— and for good reason. Since the release of the Comedians You Should Know album in 2011, wherein he’s one of a handful of comedians featured as part of that Chicago stand-up comedy collective, we were impressed with Michael’s point of view, his self-hating ways and his emotional vulnerability.
His debut album Lovely hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 2013, he impressed us in 2014 with his performance at New Faces at Just For Laughs in Montreal and now he’s set to release his sophomore effort, titled Funny To Death this Friday, Sept. 2. The album, available for pre-order now, will be available on Spotify, Amazon MP3, Google Play, Apple Music and all other streaming services and will coincide with the premiere of his own Comedy Central special The Half-Hour, airing Sept. 2 at 12:30 am EST.
To celebrate the release of Funny To Death, Laughspin has the below preview track, “Dishonesty.” Enjoy!
In addition to Michael’s Half-Hour episode, Comedy Central will also premiere 30-minute comedy specials from Cy Amundson, Erik Bergstrom, Ahmed Bharoocha, Matthew Broussard, Naomi Ekperigin, Nate Fernald, Noah Gardenswartz, Emily Heller, Martha Kelly, Joe Machi, Aparna Nancherla, Jacqueline Novak, Mike Recine, Ramon Rivas II, Ali Siddiq and Nick Turner.