NEW YORK, June 2, 2008 – YouTube fave Bo Burnham comes to COMEDY CENTRAL Records with his debut album, “Bo Fo Sho.” The 6-song EP will be available for download to own from iTunes, eMusic and other major download sites on Tuesday, June 17.
Bo Burnham was born in 1990. Bo Burnham writes funny songs. Bo Burnham talks in third person. Burnham started teaching himself how to play piano and guitar during the summer before his junior year in high school. On December 28th, 2006, Burnham recorded two of his songs as videos and posted them on YouTube. Eight months and seven songs later, Burnham’s videos have been seen over twenty million times worldwide, generating literally hundreds of thousands of laughs. The songs, recorded in Burnham’s bedroom with a camera resting on a stack of books, have been remixed, rated and reviewed thousands of times. The digital EP is a mix of old and new material.
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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