Danny Michel is a Canadian musician and songwriter.
Michel began making solo records in the 1990s after being a member of many bands including the power-pop trio Starling. Soon afterward, he signed a deal with MapleMusic Recordings/Universal Music Canada in 2003 and released Tales from the Invisible Man. In 2004, he was nominated as 'New Artist of the Year at the Canadian Juno Awards. and later released Valhalla.
Skeptical of the future of music in a new digital age, Michel purchased the published of his entire catalogue back in 2008. Later that year he independently released the album Feather, Fur & Fin. The title track quickly landed on the Playlist for the Planet released by the David Suzuki Foundation. and was a guest on David's last Blue Dot tour.
In 2010 Michel released Sunset Sea with Minniapolis producer Mark Stockert featuring a series of short videos that showed the process of writing, recording and producing the album.