Advertise with The Big Takeover
The Big Takeover Issue #91
MORE News >>
Subscribe to The Big Takeover


Shop our Big Takeover store for back issues, t-shirts & CDs

Follow The Big Takeover

Song premiere: "Crescent" by Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris Photo by Zack Smith
11 November 2015

Photo by Zack Smith

In his day job, Michael Cerveris is a two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway actor and star of the television shows The Good Wife, Fringe and Treme — but he’s no dilettante. Cerveris has been a serious professional musician for years. He’s shared stages with artists as varied as Pete Townshend, Frank Black, The Breeders, and Teenage Fanclub, and was guitarist on Bob Mould‘s 1998 Last Dog And Pony Show tour of the US and UK.

Cerveris released his solo debut, Dog Eared, in 2004; that album’s long-awaited successor, Piety, comes out in February and features a host of musicians from his adopted home of New Orleans, including Paul Sanchez, Anders Osborne, Mia Borders, Alex McMurray, Rod Hodges (the Iguanas), Sam and Jack Craft (Sweet Crude), Helen Gillet, Shamarr Allen and Linzay Young (Red Stick Ramblers) along with Kimberly Kaye, Kendall Meade (Mascott), and Steve Gleason.

We’re psyched to offer you a first listen to Piety: an exclusive premiere of the pastoral, lushly orchestrated “Crescent”. Check it out.