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Hugh Hart

Rank #67 US Studio City, CA Americana / Alternative Rock


Sounds Like: Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Wilco, Snow Patrol, The Civil Wars

Label: Fluxus Records

Manager: n/a

Bio: Likened to the Kinks, Elvis Costello and Donald Fagen, Los Angeles-based songwriter Hugh Hart re-located from The Old Country (Chicago) after recording "Wedge," described by CMJ as a "guitar-fueled pop wonder." Hugh's informal Songs for the New Depression project include "How To Be a Millionair... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: cool "Yearbook" animation short > Industry Buzz: Animator says he’s 'not that great at drawing’ http://t.co/Ea4j4rP204 via @sfchronicle


"One of Chicago's best songwriters...Hugh Hart has written a fine collection of 11 tunes...the debut scatters lots of habit-forming hooks and gritty melodies with practically unconscious ease.
— Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune
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Sep 7, 2011
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  • The Blue Mountain Project (Artist) The Blue Mountain Pr...
    Enjoyed listening, keep on groovin!!! Greetings from Bavaria. Best wishes :)
  • Mo Bic (Artist) Mo Bic
    Cool stuff - like me, https://www.facebook.com/mobicmusic The Album "MEIN BLICKWINKEL" now obtainable at Amazon and Musicload . You will find the link on my hom...
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Great sound colors and playing vibe on "Candy Hearts" Hugh!
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding voice and musical painting of sounds on "Candy Hearts" Hugh!!
    rock on :) thanks Hugh! cool video! https://www.facebook.com/katieshoreymusic
  • Barley Station (Artist) Barley Station
    Great sound! Love the style
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Q: Did the ODD record any CDs or records? I' would probably buy one! What happened to the other band members (like Terry)? I have a few photos and a poster from your last show in Chicago, BTW. Mark M
A: Thanks for yer note. The ODD never released any records. I keep in touch with many of the band members, Terry lives outside of Chicago last I heard. You might dig some of these ODD videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQTpw8B4o8A

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