Adam Hood

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Adam Hood is a singer-songwriter[1] from Opelika, Alabama, who has released studio albums, "The Shape of Things" (2011, Carnival Records), Adam Hood" EP (2011, Carnival Records), "6th Street " EP (2004, Adam Hood Music), 21 to Enter (2002, Adam Hood Music) and Different Groove (2007, Little Dog Records).[2] He had played as a musician for years before his breakthrough around 2001.[3] His music is in the style of Americana, or roots rock. Different Groove was produced with Grammy Award-winning producer/guitarist Pete Anderson.[4]

In 2011, The single "Flame and Gasoline" reached as high as #9 on The Texas Music Charts. The single "22 Days Too Long" reached as high as #17 on the Texas Music Chart. Hood's following single "Different Groove" reached #17 on the Texas Music Chart as well. In 2007, Hood opened for Taylor Hicks, performed at Diversafest in Tulsa and at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, and was seen in a segment of We're An American Band on the Documentary Channel. Hood's music video for "Hell of a Fight" ranked #5 on the CMT front page main category "Todays Top Videos" on February 18, 2012.[5] Hood has toured with artists such as Pat Green, Todd Snider, Miranda Lambert, Leon Russell and Ian Moore.[6] He was on the Willie Nelson Throwdown Tour for the summer of 2011 as part of the Bluebird Cafe singer/songwriter group.[7] Hood is currently signed with [http://www.carnivalmusic.net/ Carnival Records. He also currently writes and co-writes as a songwriter for Carnival Music Publishing.

Before releasing his 2014 album "Welcome to the Big World" Hood was released from his contract with Carnival Music. He has inspired and mentored other musicians from East Alabama including Dallas Dorsey and The Rails.[8]

In January 2015, Rolling Stone mentioned Hood as a top 10 country artists listeners should know.[9]

Discography[edit]

21 to Enter[edit]

  • Released 2002 by Adam Hood Music
  • Recorded at The Loft In Columbus, GA.
  • Engineer: Dede Vogt; Jose Castallanos Jr.
Track list
  1. "Stay Out Of My Way"
  2. "Take Me With You"
  3. "Million Miles Away"
  4. "This House"
  5. "Coffee Song"
  6. "I Wanna Be With You"
  7. "Tuesday Night"
  8. "Nobody Comes Here Anymore"
  9. "Big Mistake"
  10. "Last Man Standing"
  11. "Dead and Gone"

6th Street (EP)[edit]

  • Released 2004
  • Produced by Adam Hood & Justin Johnson.
  • Recorded @ Justin's studio in Birmingham, Alabama.
Track list
  1. "Tuesday Night"
  2. "Million Miles Away"
  3. "Coffee Song"
  4. "Play Something We Know"

'Different Groove[edit]

  • Released 2007 by Little Dog Records, 2007
  • Credits:
    • Adam Hood (vocals, acoustic guitar)
    • Pete Anderson (various instruments, acoustic guitar)
    • Bob "Boo" Bernstein (pedal steel guitar)
    • Michael Murphy (accordion, piano, Hammond b-3 organ)
    • Paul Malingagio, Mark Thomas (bass guitar)
    • Josh Day (drums)
    • Darrin Vincent, Justin Johnson, Andrea Zonn (background vocals)
    • Producer- Michael Murphey; Tony Rambo; Pete Anderson
    • Engineer- Tony Rambo
Track list
  1. "22 Days Too Long"
  2. "Shelly"
  3. "Never Comes Easy"
  4. "Cars, Trucks & Me"
  5. "Buzzes Like Neon"
  6. "Fool of an Honest Man"
  7. "Different Groove"
  8. "Late Night Diner"
  9. "Varnado"
  10. "Whole Town Talking"
  11. "22 Days Too Long" (Bonus)
  12. "Different Groove" (Bonus)
  13. "Fool of an Honest Man" (Bonus)

Adam Hood (EP)[edit]

  • Released 2011
  • Produced by Matthew Miller & Oran Thornton
  • Musicians: Mark Selby, Chris Donohue, Russ Pahl, Shawn Fichter, Rachel Solomon, Stuart Mathis, Fred Eltringham, Craig Young, Jerry McPherson, Eli Beaird, Billy Panda, Mike Henderson
  • Vocalists: Joanna Cotton, Kim Keyes, Maureen Murphy
Track list
  1. "Flame and Gasoline"
  2. "The Shape of Things"
  3. "Used To Be Your Sunshine"
  4. "Song For Three Girls"
  5. "This Thing"

The Shape of Things[edit]

  • Officially released October 2011 by Carnival Records
  • Produced by Matthew Miller & Oran Thornton
  • Musicians: Mark Selby, Chris Donohue, Russ Pahl, Shawn Fichter, Rachel Solomon, Stuart Mathis, Fred Eltringham, Craig Young, Jerry McPherson, Eli Beaird, Billy Panda, Mike Henderson
  • Vocalists: Joanna Cotton, Kim Keyes, Maureen Murphy
Track list
  1. "Hell of a Fight"
  2. "Flame and Gasoline"
  3. "Grandpa's Farm"
  4. "Tennessee Will"
  5. "The Shape of Things"
  6. "Gonna Take a Woman"
  7. "Front Porch Thang" (covered by Little Big Town's album, Tornado)[10]
  8. "Moving Mountains"
  9. "Hard Times In the Land of Plenty"
  10. "New Deep Ellum Blues"
  11. "Once They're Gone"
  12. "I'll Sing About Mine"

Welcome to the Big World[edit]

  • Released November 4, 2014 by Adam Hood Music
Track list
  1. "Don’t That Sound Like Love"
  2. "Trying to Write a Love Song"
  3. "Welcome to the Big World"
  4. "Bar Band"
  5. "Stars Around a Cajun Moon"
  6. "Whole Lot of Hard Work"
  7. "Postcards and Payphones"
  8. "The Countriest (feat. Sunny Sweeney)"
  9. "Way Too Long"
  10. "He Did"
  11. "I Took a Train"

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2007 "22 Days too Long" Brennan Reed
2008 "Different Groove" Pete Anderson
2012 "Hell of a Fight" Andi Zack
2015 "Way Too Long" Josh Newcom

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