Careless Hearts are a five-piece indie/roots rock band from San José, CA. They have released two full albums and one 7-inch of original songs, and have been gigging steadily since late 2005. The band received national attention for a recent collaboration with Iggy & The Stooges guitarist James Williamson, helping him return to performing after a 35-year absence from the stage.
Careless Hearts are:
Paul Kimball (Denton, TX, Olympia, WA): lead vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica
Derek See (LA, Chicago): lead guitar, vocals
Brian “Thunderhead” Michael (Sandwich, NH, Ft. Worth, TX): bass, vocals
Jody Clarke (Castro Valley, CA): pedal steel guitar, banjo, electric guitar
Eric Powers (Morgan Hill, CA): drums
Named “Writers of the Week” in August 2009 by American Songwriter magazine
Named “DIY Top Pick” in March 2007 by Performing Songwriter magazine
The band’s song “Yolo County Line” licensed by Palm, Inc. for the launch of the company’s highly publicized phone, the Pre.