In addition to his prolific solo profession, his tenure in Guided by Voices, and his work as a children’s author, Tobin Sprout is an acclaimed painter. Among his admirers is Tim Allen, because the The A.V. Club factors out. Below, hear Allen focus on his intensive assortment of Sprout’s paintings in a prolonged interview with Flood Content. At one level, Allen reveals that he commissioned Sprout to make a portray of the set of his ABC sitcom “Home Improvement.” “He has a clever eye and I appreciate clever eyes,” Allen says.
Tobin Sprout’s newest solo album, The Universe and Me, arrived in 2017.
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