Robby Hecht

Robby Hecht

Robby Hecht by Robby Hecht
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For fans of:Josh Ritter, Paul Simon, David Gray, Mindy Smith, James Taylor
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  1. New York City
  2. Soon I Was Sleeping
  3. The Sea and the Shore

Full album available on iTunes

Robby Hecht’s self-titled third album is a smart and sophisticated collection of folk-pop. The album’s first single, “New York City,” expertly captures the city’s contradictions from the bright lights to the dark subway tunnels, all wrapped up in a toe-tapping melody. On the country ballad “Soon I Was Sleeping,” featuring guest vocals from Canadian folksingerRose Cousins, Hecht sings about a relationship shattered by alcoholism, while the heartbreaking video, directed by Ryan Newman, borrows from Bride of Frankenstein. (Trust us, it’s sadder than it sounds.) Originally from Knoxville, Hecht spent time at college in Madison, Wisconsin, and traveled before settling in Nashville. Together with fellow Nashville artist Amy Speace, Hecht co-wrote the intimate ballad “The Sea and the Shore,” which also appears on Speace’s new album How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat as a duet with John Fullbright. Channeling singer-songwriters like James Taylor and Joni Mitchell, Hecht and Speace maintain symbolism and a consistent voice in this carefully crafted song about impossible love.

For fans of:Josh Ritter, Paul Simon, David Gray, Mindy Smith, James Taylor
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