NEW ALBUM "The Exciting Alec Henderson" Download for free!

The Exciting Alec Henderson

Alec Henderson

The Exciting Alec Henderson is a pop album featuring 11 songs that I had recorded in Nashville but wasn't ready to release. This could be considered "Alec Henderson 2017" part 2, but it is very different from anything else I've put out. Maybe I was embarrassed or insecure at the time, or questioning what kind of "image" I wanted to put forward. Now this album is my attempt to stop trying to make songs something other than what they are - noises that are fun and emotional and enjoyable to listen to. And as a DIY artist, I can do whatever I want! The reason I make albums is because they are fun to make, and it's with that spirit I present "The Exciting Alec Henderson". There are two instrumentals and three songs where I'm not even playing guitar. "Be Your Guard" was previously released and deleted in 2015, "Dreaming" was recorded in 2015 during my ukulele phase, and the rest of the songs were recorded in 2017 in my apartment in Nashville. I'm not even actually singing in "Lasers In The Night" and "Every Dream Comes Back To You". "Words Of Love I Leave Behind" and "Dreaming" are sunshine pop songs and I consider them to be the theme of the album. You will find many themes throughout the album - being alone, spending time on your phone, the pressure of writing lyrics for the world to see, and of course love. This album didn't need to exist, but now it does and I hope you enjoy!

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NEW ALBUM "On Holiday"! Download for free!

On Holiday

Alec Henderson

"On Holiday" features a wide-angle look into the last several years of my songwriting portfolio. "Take Me Back", "Sailed Out Too Far", "There's A Fountain", and "Circles" were previously released and unreleased under the name Alec Henderson Band in 2015 and 2016. The rest of the songs were written since my return from Nashville in 2018, namely the title track "On Holiday". The first four songs were recorded in Mr Smalls Recording Studio in Pittsburgh, PA, and the rest were recorded in my bedroom in Greensburg, PA. Featuring Dane Whatule on the drums on all tracks except 6 and 10. Undoubtedly this was produced in the spirit of rock and roll and blues, but at the heart of this album is traditional acoustic roots and soft landscapes. The theme of "On Holiday" is our human need for our humans - you can have great ambitions and achieve great things but truly, all you need is love.

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Alec Henderson 2017

Alec Henderson

"Alec Henderson 2017" features the songs that I recorded in my apartment bedroom while I lived in Nashville. I released each song separately and then put them into one album at the end of 2017. Who Needs To Wonder is the only track that was recorded in Pittsburgh, PA and it features Dane Whatule on the drums. The other 11 songs were written and recorded between February and July 2017.

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Songs From Tennessee - EP

Alec Henderson

"Songs From Tennessee" is a lo-fi EP of catchy acoustic ballads and folk songs that were written and recorded in a very short amount of time. I went to a friend's house and recorded all the songs on a laptop in about 3 hours. This EP captures a raw feeling of emotion within the songwriting that will appeal to fans of the DIY/indie scene.

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