Three years after Michael Tracy began his musical career, his latest album, "Gonna Smile" has been signed to Spectra Music Group and is to be released in early 2015.  Written and produced by Michael, he along with co-producer Boo English spent two years on the project.  All the hard work paid off as the album was picked up by Spectra just as Michael was rolling out a self-release of the album.


Gonna Smile

by Michael Tracy

To be released by Spectra Music Group early 2015. Written & Produced by Michael Tracy Co-Produced/Engineered by Boo English @ Knothole Studio; Waxhaw, NC Mastered by Glenn Schick Mastering Studio; Atlanta, GA

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  1. 1 [Info] Enough Small Talk (2015) 03:28
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  2. 2 [Info] Fashion And Fame 03:12
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  3. 3 [Info] Old Paperback Novels 03:04
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  4. 4 [Info] Wait For Me (2015) 03:27
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  5. 5 [Info] Red Sky 02:53
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  6. 6 [Info] Carolina 03:03
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  7. 7 [Info] Raven (Acoustic) 00:32
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  8. 8 [Info] Sing Together 03:56
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  9. 9 [Info] Ever Old, Ever New 03:01
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  10. 10 [Info] Gonna Smile (2015) 03:26
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  11. 11 [Info] Devil Dancing 03:21
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"It is great to hear music so filled with so many different emotions, styles, and sounds all on one album.  Coming across a record like this is like capturing lightning in a bottle." ~Shutter16 Magazine
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"This is an astounding array of songs that will leave you speechless. Each song has its own personality and its own feeling behind it" ~GetAmped Magazine
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"One of my personal favorite tunes is 'Raven,' which sounds great electrified, but the acoustic rendition here is even better- haunting" ~ Michael "Buffalo" Smith (Kudzoo Magazine Radio Hour)
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Hopeful (The Atlanta Sessions) EP

by Michael Tracy

Spectra also signed Michael's EP of original country-rock songs influenced by J. Mellencamp & The Black Crowes. Featuring guitarists Rick Richards (Georgia Satellites) & Steve Stone (ATL Rhythm Section). Produced and featured keyboards by Joey Huffman (Hank Williams Jr) Written by Michael Tracy Produced by Joey Huffman Recorded & Engineered by Kevin Sellors @ The Vault Studio/ Marietta, GA Mastered by Glenn Schick Mastering; Atlanta, GA

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  1. 1 [Info] Ain't Dead Yet 02:44
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  2. 2 [Info] Just One Time (2014) 02:30
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  3. 3 [Info] Tell Em That Too 03:16
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  4. 4 [Info] Hopeful 04:26
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In 2011 Michael Tracy began his music career.  Prior to Michael putting a band together he went into the studio to record a group of songs he had written.  Self-produced and using many different local Charlotte studio musicians, Michael produced and released "Enough Small Talk",  A bluesy-rock record with a  laid back, stripped down feel.  A few of the songs on this album were re-produced and recorded by Michael & are to show up on Michael's 2015 "Gonna Smile" album release.

Enough Small Talk - 2011

by Michael Tracy

Michael Tracy's Album Debut - 2011
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  1. 1 Buy [Info] I Hear You Knockin' 03:10
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  2. 2 Buy [Info] Wait For Me 05:09
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  3. 3 Buy [Info] Raven 04:02
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  4. 4 Buy [Info] So Beautiful, So Blue 04:18
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  5. 5 Buy [Info] I've Got You 04:09
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  6. 6 Buy [Info] Enough Small Talk 05:03
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  7. 7 Buy [Info] Just One Time 04:26
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  8. 8 Buy [Info] Gonna Smile 05:31
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  9. 9 Buy [Info] Say Goodbye To Daddy 04:28
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  10. 10 Buy [Info] Tho' The Willow Weeps 04:39
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  11. 11 Buy [Info] This Day Too Shall Pass 04:15
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  12. 12 Buy [Info] But One 03:24
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  13. 13 Buy [Info] Yet I Will 04:07
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