Sounds Like: Xavier Rudd - Official, Jack Johnson
Bio: It’s rare to find an artist that is equally inspiring in word, sound and presence, but it is precisely this musical hat-trick that Hawkins Wright pulls off with effortless grace. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter does not take his title lightly. “Song is the spark that gets people to listen,” he...See Full Bio
: Hawkins Wright has a show on 06/21/2014 at 07:00 PM @ The Fixin' To in Portland, OR http://t.co/bcfhsCCkM3 #concert
“His first full-length album The Skin We’re In is full of melodic ballads true to a life well lived. It was recorded while he was living in Portland, released last June just before he came back to Alaska. He paid for the album with donations from fans and money from playing shows, painstakingly piecing together the album as he could pay for it. He ended up ripping the initial 200 CDs himself and hand labeling each one. The result of this intense labor of love doesn’t contain all the songs in his repertoire, but it is an excellent example of the range of music he writes. He has plans for another full-length album in the not-so-distant future and intends to have more of the existing album pressed professionally soon.”
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