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Michael Cera Unveils Surprise Debut Album, Jonah Hill Approves

Written by Greg Moskovitch on August 14, 2014

If you’ve been too distracted by his consistent output of utterly quotable comedic performances, it may come as a surprise that Michael Cera is also a talented musician. Of course, we all remember that tender scene at the end of Juno, but now Hollywood’s go-to awkward guy has an album.

“Michael Cera was born in Canada in 1988 at the tender age of zero” – that’s Cera’s bio on Bandcamp, where his debut full-length non-studio effort, True That, is currently streaming. Yes, Cera is now a proper muso and if his pal Jonah Hill‘s word is anything to go by, it’s a “great” effort.

“My great friend Michael Cera not only is a brilliant actor, he also makes great music,” tweeted Cera’s Superbad co-star. The 18-track album is an eclectic collection of lo-fi tracks that run the gamut from indie folk and alt-country, to strange, cacophonous noise experimentation.

The entire homespun epic is available to purchase via Bandcamp for $7 and includes three bonus tracks upon purchase. It’s the culmination of Cera’s musical talents, which in the past have seen him contributing vocals on a Weezer album and playing bass for indie supergroup Mister Heavenly.

Listen: Michael Cera – True That

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