Sounds Like: Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Wilco, Snow Patrol, The Civil Wars
Label: Fluxus Records
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
"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.