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Tell Me You're Proud of Me

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Tell Me You're Proud of Me
📅 Released10 March 2015
VenueWild Goose Creative, in Columbus, Ohio
⏳ Length45:07
🏷️ LabelMint 400 Records
Jamie Campbell chronology
Tell Me You're Proud of Me
(2015)
Stocking Stuffer
(2015)

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Tell Me You're Proud of Me is the debut live album from the American comedian Jamie Campbell.

About[edit]

Campbell signed with New Jersey independent record label Mint 400 Records in 2015, and released Tell Me You're Proud of Me, the labels first comedy album, on 10 March 2015.[1] The eleven-track album was recorded live at Wild Goose Creative in Columbus, Ohio, at the Columbus Unscripted Improv Festival.[2] In an interview with New York, Campbell recalls "I did it in Columbus because last spring, I think it was around May, I had met these guys doing Columbus Unscripted [and] when I went out there, the audience was insane. They were so good. It was like you were being spoiled. As soon as I went back to Chicago I was like, "That's the audience that I have to have for the album.""[3]

Tell Me You're Proud of Me focuses on ego, love, family, childhood and adulthood. The album release party was held at ComedySportz Chicago, and featured some of Campbell's favorite Chicago performers.[4] He supported the release of Tell Me You're Proud of Me with a tour across the United States, and the albums success catapulted Campbell into national spotlight.[5]

Reception[edit]

Teme Ring in ChicagoNow says "he engages the audience one-on-one, which could have been a risky proposition during his recent live album recording. But he was undaunted and his quick wit and inventive riffing paid off," and Monique Madrid of New York says "I love it."[1][3]

Tell Me You're Proud of Me debuted at No. 1 on Amazon's Comedy Chart, and reached No. 13 on iTunes' Comedy Chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Tell Me You're Proud of Me"4:06
2."Greatest Gift Ever"2:43
3."Cocaine and Time Travel"5:12
4."Black Panther"2:22
5."Swimming in a Sea of Susan"4:40
6."Drunk Notebook"3:17
7."That's a Hero"3:16
8."Dumb Jokes about Sex"4:26
9."Ladies Home Journal"3:22
10."Raquetball Buddies"5:47
11."Handgun at a Party"5:58
Total length:45:07

References[edit]

Citations
Bibliography
  • Comedy of Chicago Staff (9 March 2015), "What's Popping!", Comedy of Chicago, retrieved 14 February 2019
  • The Examiner Staff (15 January 2017), "Comedian Jamie Campbell performs in Lee's Summit", The Examiner, retrieved 13 February 2017
  • Holm, Barbara (11 March 2015), "Tell Me You're Proud of Me", Huffington Post, retrieved 23 June 2015
  • Madrid, Monique (18 March 2015), "Putting It All Out There with Jamie Campbell", New York, retrieved 13 February 2019
  • Ring, Teme (2 March 2015), "Chicago can be proud of comedian Jamie Campbell", ChicagoNow, retrieved 23 June 2015