Vic Chesnutt was a singer-songwriter living in Athens, Georgia. A car crash at age 18 left him partly paralyzed, and he performed in a wheelchair. A regular of the 40 Watt Club scene, he was spotted by Michael Stipe who produced his first two albums.
Band Name Vic Chesnutt. Album Name About to Choke. Other productions from Vic Chesnutt. At the Cut. Skitter on Take-off.
Browse by album: ▼ Silver Lake (2003). The Salesman And Bernadette (1998). About To Choke (1996). Is The Actor Happy (1995). West Of Rome (1990). Lyrics for album: Silver Lake (2003).
Vic Chesnutt performed one of his last shows Nov. 21, 2009 in a house.
Album At the Cut. Coward Lyrics. Mr. CHESNUTT: Well, it’s like, and I’ve said this before, it’s kind of like when you realize you’re an alcoholic. You know, it takes a while to start coming to this realization, and I was coming to this realization that I am a flat-out coward. GROSS: Like, in what sense do you think of yourself as a coward? Mr. CHESNUTT: Well, in personal relationships, I don’t want to confront my enemies and things like this.
Biography by John Bush. Singer-songwriter of stirring, melancholy roots-rock, full of desperate characters and Southern Gothic imagery.
He was 45 and lived in Athens. He had been in a coma after taking an overdose of muscle relaxants earlier this week, said the spokesman, Jem Cohen.