A poignant recounting of a loved one who has passed away, Her Love lyrically delves into grief, love and the hope that they will return. The painful loss and desire for love is beautifully recounted in McHugh’s poetic lyrics: “Our hands touch, and I know it’s you/Our eyes meet, and we see through/That all I want is you” The songwriters monotone vocals reflect this longing as he weaves around a smooth gliding bassline and subtle guitar pickings that create a murky but heartfelt sound. Building with layer upon layer of instrumentation the songwriters frustration of loss finally erupts into spine tingling crescendo of soaring vocals and explosive guitars.
Pretending To Wake Up is the new album from Co. Monaghan singer-songwriter Jim McHugh. The third album, from McHugh progresses his rock sound in an organic way
March 26th see’s the release of the third single from Jim McHugh’s highly anticipated forthcoming album Pretending To Wake Up. The multi-instrumentalist and talented vocalist who hails from Co. Monaghan, has yet again dug into his folk songbook for the release of his new single Hey Jimbo. Beginning with an energetic rock drum groove, this song builds with layers of crunchy guitars and a tight bass line. Hey Jimbo is the type of tune that forces your foot to sway... Continue Reading →