Very special 'Limited Edition 'The Hugs' Compact Disc (CD) - Limited Edition 'The Hugs' Compact Disc (CD) - Limited Edition 'PROMO copy' / Short run - 100 Physical-Copies released 2/3/2015. This debut CD is a rare find, and was released in 2007. Comes w/ a one side cover and the cool 'Hugs bike logo' CD Cover.
Includes unlimited streaming of The Hugs
via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
Recorded in 2006 while drummer Kelly McKenzie and singer-songwriter Danny Delegato attended Cleveland High School in SE Portland, Oregon, USA.
The duo recorded these songs when named "D&K" at age 17-18. The Hugs recorded their debut album @ Portland's wonderful 'Klickitat Band Camp' home studio in NE Irvington neighborhood in their native town of Portland. Working W/ Producer + Engineer + Mixer, Shay Scott.
The debut album has now become critically-acclaimed being featured on GAP, MTV, HBO, Interview Magazine, NME, New York Post (Gus Van Sant), 94.7 NRK. In United Kingdom and Europe this album has received national radio-airplay. The Hugs also signed w/ Columbia Records UK and 1965 Records in August 2007 from the strength of this self-released debut album. All songs/Lyrics written by: Danny Delegato
- Guest musicians include Shay Scott, Peter Kramer, Ross McLeron.
Kelly McKenzie + Danny Delegato play electric bass on all tracks.
Mixed + Engineered + Produced By Shay Scott
Mastered By Carl Saff (Chicago)
Kelly McKenzie - Drums, Backing Vocals, Keyboards, Bass
Danny Delegato - Lead Vocals, Guitars, Effects, Bass, Song-writing
released May 21, 2007
Danny Delegato: Guitars, Bass, Lead Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting
Kelly McKenzie: Drums, Backing Vocals, Keys, Percussion