NEW YORK, February 19, 2008 – Todd Barry is back! Fresh from his knockout bongo performance on “Flight of the Conchords,” Todd releases his third full-length standup comedy album, “From Heaven” on COMEDY CENTRAL Records on Tuesday, March 4.
Todd Barry’s “From Heaven” was recorded live at The Comedy Studio in Cambridge, MA in August, 2007. Barry touches on hard-hitting issues from The Container Store to famous bass players in his inimitable deadpan style.
Todd Barry was Entertainment Weekly’s 2003 “It Standup” selection on their “It List”. He has appeared on “Late Show with David Letterman,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “Later with Carson Daly,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “COMEDY CENTRAL’s Friar’s Roast of Chevy Chase,” “Space Ghost Coast To Coast” and in his own two “COMEDY CENTRAL Presents” specials. His acting credits include “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Sex And The City,” “Spin City,” “Chappelle’s Show,” “Road Trip,” “Lucky Louie,” “Wonder Showzen,” “Pootie Tang ” and as the bongo-playing “third Conchord” in “Flight of the Conchords.” In addition, Barry’s done cartoon voice work on “Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist,” “Aqua Teen Hunger Force,” “Home Movies,” “Squidbillies,” “Hey Monie,” “Freak Show,” and “Lucy: Daughter of the Devil.” Barry has done shows with bands including The New Pornographers, Yo La Tengo, The Shins, Aimee Mann, They Might Be Giants and Luna. His appearances also include Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny, Ireland, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in Australia, the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, where he won the Jury Award for Best Stand Up Comic.
Barry’s earlier releases include “Falling Off The Bone,” a CD/DVD combination and “Medium Energy,” also on COMEDY CENTRAL Records. He tours constantly, hitting most major and many smaller markets, and his TV and film exposure grows daily.
Previously released recordings by COMEDY CENTRAL Records include: Dane Cook’s platinum-selling “Harmful If Swallowed” and double-platinum “Retaliation,” Grammy Award-winning, “Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance,” Grammy Award nominees’ Steven Wright’s “I Still Have A Pony” and George Lopez’s “American’s Mexican,” Joe Rogan’s “Shiny Happy Jihad”, Christopher Titus’s “5th Annual End Of The World Tour,” Norm Macdonald’s “Ridiculous,” Demetri Martin’s “These Are Jokes,” “Jim Gaffigan: Beyond The Pale,” Mike Birbiglia’s “My Secret Public Journal Live,” D.L. Hughley’s “Notes From The GED Section,” Mitch Hedberg’s “Mitch All Together” and “Strategic Grill Locations” and Dave Attell’s “Skanks For The Memories.”
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