Mick Hart

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Mick Hart
Birth nameMichael James Hart
BornGunnedah, New South Wales, Australia
Died25 August 2020(2020-08-25) (aged 50)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Michael James Hart (1969/1970 – 25 August 2020) was an Australian musician.[1][2] His debut album, Still the Flowers Bloom (March 2001), reached the ARIA Albums Chart top 100.[3] It had been recorded in late 2000 with Jim Moginie (of Midnight Oil) producing.[3] Hart's second album, Upside Down in the Full Face of Optimism, was nominated for Best Blues & Roots Album at the ARIA Music Awards of 2002.[4][5]

On 25 August 2020, it was reported that Hart had died.[6]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
AUS
[3]
Still the Flowers Bloom 88
Upside Down
  • Release date: 2002[9]
  • Label: Mick Hart / SDS (000544)
  • Formats: CD
-
No Compromise
  • Release date: August 2004[10][11]
  • Label: Mick Hart / SDS (000566)
  • Formats: CD
-
Finding Home
  • Release date: June 2007[12]
  • Label: Mick Hart / SDS (000577)
  • Formats: CD
-
What Lies Beneath
  • Release date: May 2009[13]
  • Label: Mick Hart (MHCD06)
  • Formats: CD, DD
-
Side By Side
  • Release date: July 2012[14]
  • Label: Mick Hart
  • Formats: DD
-
Under a Vacant Sky
  • Release date: 2014
  • Label: Mick Hart (MHCD08)
  • Formats: CD, DD
-
Awake
  • Release date: 26 April 2019[15]
  • Label: Mick Hart
  • Formats: CD, DD
-

Extended plays[edit]

Title EP details
Release
  • Release date: 1997
  • Label: Mick Hart (999998)
  • Formats: CD
Kill Yourself for Love
  • Release date: 1999
  • Label: Mick Hart (Hart 2)
  • Formats: CD

Singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Nothing is Real" 1997 Release
"Watching it Fade" 2001 Still the Flowers Bloom
"If You Could" 2002
"The Way it Is"[16] 2019 Awake
"3am or Anytime"[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zuel, Bernard (25 October 2016), "Le folk de Mick Hart au cœur de ville", La Depeche
  2. ^ Purcell, Charles (23 March 2001), "Hart's on Fire", The Sydney Morning Herald
  3. ^ a b c "Week Commencing ~ 2nd April 2001 ~ Issue #579" (PDF). The ARIA Report. Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) (579): 2, 6, 11–12, 16. 2 April 2001. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 February 2002. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  4. ^ "ARIA Awards – History: Winners by Year 2002: 16th Annual ARIA Awards". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  5. ^ "ARIA nominees announced", The Age, 17 September 2002
  6. ^ "Australian Singer Songwriter Mick Hart Has Passed Away". Noise11. 27 August 2020. Retrieved 27 August 2020.
  7. ^ Bridekirk, Sandra (21 April 2001), "ROCK Still the Flowers Bloom", The Australian
  8. ^ Casey, Marcus (12 April 2001), "New Releases", Daily Telegraph
  9. ^ Spann, Craig (14 June 2002), "Mick Hart Upside Down in the Full Face of Optimism", The Courier Mail
  10. ^ Norrie, Justin (10 September 2004), "CD REVIEWS", Sydney Morning Herald
  11. ^ Gadd, Michael (24 August 2004), "CD REVIEWS", Newcastle Herald
  12. ^ Nix, Stevie (28 June 2007), "Music", MX (Brisbane)
  13. ^ Bridekirk, Sandra (30 May 2009), "MUSIC REVIEWS", The Australian
  14. ^ "Side By Side - album". Apple Music. July 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2020.
  15. ^ "Awake DD". Apple Music. April 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2020.
  16. ^ "The Way it Is = single". Apple Music. February 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2020.
  17. ^ "3am or Anytime = single". Apple Music. April 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2020.

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