Slaid Cleaves is an American singer-songwriter born in Washington, D.C. and raised in South Berwick, Maine and Round Pond, Maine, United States. An alumnus of Tufts University,where he majored in English and philosophy, Cleaves lives in Austin, Texas.
He brought his love of American artists such as Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Chuck Berry, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Tom Waits, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and more with him to Cork, Ireland, where he spent his junior year of college. To help pass the time he learned how to play the songs on guitar and on November 18, 1985 he made his debut as a busker in Cork City, Ireland.
1992 Life’s Other Side (2001) (54:01)
1997 No Angel Knows (38:13)
1998 The Promise/Looks Good From The Road (Remaster) (1:12:19)
2000 Broke Down (39:58)
2002 For the Brave and free (51:46)
2004 Wishbones (43:19)
2006 Unsung (38:10)
2009 Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away (41:17)
2011 Sorrow & Smoke (Live, 2CD, 1:33:56)
2013 Still Fighting the War (43:42)
2017 Ghost on the Car Radio (38:57)
2001 Holiday Sampler (EP, 18:58)
2009 Live at Blue Highways (EP, 14:43)