A brilliant songwriter finally paints his masterpiece.
After scoring songs on dozens of albums by other artists and spearheading the bands Home Groan and HGH, Martin Hagfors has created a modern classic.
Arranged and produced by Lars Horntveth of Jaga Jazzist and The National Bank fame, Men And Flies proves to be one of the most fruitful collaborations heard in years. Elaborately orchestrated and powerfully executed.
Scandinavia’s premier alt-country/organic-rock outfit have released their tenth album. American born singer-songwriter Martin Hagfors has honed his eclectic, catchy and lyrically unique skills to the point of perfection. Home Groan’s Hey Revolution Now! showcases a mature full fledged band that can rival anyone in creative power and musical sensibility. Hey Revolution Now! is produced by Motorpsycho’s Håkon Gebhardt and is
augmented by one of Europe’s finest guitar players: Lars Håvard Haugen.
Home Groan is an exceptional live band and Martin Hagfors’ solo incarnation Groan Alone has been a favorite opening act for the likes of, Richard Thompson, Lucinda Williams, Ani Di Franco and the late Elliot Smith.
Home Groan’s Martin Hagfors is a prolific song writer and his skills have been utilized by numerous artists. His recent collaboration with the Jaga Jazzist/Thomas Dybdahl off-shot: The National Bank proved to be both commercially and artistically successful cumulating in a Norwegian Grammy and the song, “Tolerate” being honoured as song of the year by BMI/ASCAP affiliate: TONO.