18 year old Michael Murphy was the vocalist of the Taupo band Deadset prior to being placed second in NZ Idol 2004 and signing a deal with BMG.
He released his first single 'So Damn Beautiful' in late 2004, which was soon followed by his debut album 'No Place To Land'.
So Damn Beautiful debuted in the Official New Zealand Top 40 Singles on 13 September 2004. It has been in the Top 40 Singles for 19 weeks with a highest position of #1. There is one song by Michael Murphy in the Top 40 Singles with one reaching Number One.
Chart placings for So Damn Beautiful:
Chart placings by Michael Murphy: