NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 – COMEDY CENTRAL Records releases Mike Lawrence’s debut digital album, “Sadamantium” on Tuesday, May 28.
Lawrence, a hot young comic who’s appeared recently on “Conan,” “Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast” and “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show” and is now headlining across the country, comes to COMEDY CENTRAL with a phenomenal debut comedy album, “Sadamantium,” to be released three days before the premiere of his episode of COMEDY CENTRAL’s “The Half Hour” on Friday, May 31 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT. This rapid-fire hour of comedy is packed with hits and is a true testament to this exciting new artist’s special voice. The album was recorded live at the Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics (aka NerdMelt) in Hollywood, California.
Lawrence’s uncensored and unique style is showcased in his new album “Sadamantium,” which establishes him as one of the freshest voices in today’s stand-up scene. Lawrence embraces his “Nerd Troubles” and sports a look that is only rivaled by a bearded homeless man. In hilarious, cringe-worthy detail, he recounts his days as a McDonald’s employee, notes his extensive “luck” with the ladies and describes a compelling campaign for Batman as the next Republican presidential candidate. Additional tracks include such subjects as “Only in New York,” “Dad Issues” and “Fallen Heroes.”
Lawrence will be celebrating “Sadamantium” at a screening/album release party at 10:00 p.m. on May 31 at Creek and the Cave in New York City.
Previously released recordings by COMEDY CENTRAL Records include: Trevor Moore’s “Drunk Texts to Myself,” Jim Gaffigan’s “Mr. Universe,” George Lopez’ “It’s Not Me, It’s You,” Reggie Watts’ “A Live At Central Park,” Hannibal Buress’ “Animal Furnace,” John Mulaney’s “New in Town,” “Patton Oswalt’s “Finest Hour,” Lewis Black’s “The Prophet,” Louis C.K.’s “Hilarious,” Bo Burnham’s “WORDS, WORDS, WORDS,” Mitch Hedberg’s “Do You Believe in Gosh,” Dane Cook’s platinum-selling “Harmful If Swallowed” and double-platinum “Retaliation,” and the Grammy® Award-winning “Lewis Black: The Carnegie Hall Performance,” among others.
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