Andrew D. Huber

Andrew D. Huber

 Huntley, Illinois, USA
SoloFolkSinger/Songwriter

Andrew D. Huber is a performing songwriter offering original folk-rock with a Celtic twist. He performs adeptly either as a solo artist or in band setting. As both a writer and performer, he serves the song with a passion akin to fellow songsmith artists like Great Big Sea and Mumford Sons.

Biography

Andrew D. Huber is a folk-rock solo artist and frontman for guitar-pop band the Gecko Club. Andrew's songs are sharply arranged, smartly performed, and expertly hit the 'tug-of-war-of-life' note the songwriter is known to angle toward. Andrew released his fifth solo album "Mockingbird Gallows" in November,  2017.  The album highlights his commitment to a wonderful blend of "acoustic rock with a Celtic twist".   Fiercely proud of his midwestern songwriting roots, Andrew also has a penchant towards Celtic music, as evident in his melodic phrasing and lyrical strength of his songs and the traditional Celtic material he performs live.

An adept multi-instrumentalist, Huber plays and sings as a road-tested professional. Although a native of the Great Lakes region of the country, Huber has pockets of fans spread throughout the globe, garnered via his dedication to his craft and commitment to treating every show - no matter how big or small - "as the only chance you get to play your very best."

Lyrics

Buffalo Plaid (Comic Book Hero)

Written By: Andrew D. Huber

Buffalo Plaid (Comic Book Hero)
words & music by Andrew D. Huber

In the days of the buffalo plaid
I spent all my time what a pensive young lad
No money or warmth in my coat
But a spirit intact to keep me afloat

Now I'd brave the depth of the sea
To go back but this time carefree

Like a comic book hero I'd take every risk
And those who would fight me I'd show 'em my fists
My brothers and sisters think I've gone mad
'Cause I long for the days of the buffalo plaid
I long for the days of the buffalo plaid

St. Mary where were you then?
My confidence not quite kicked in
If only a shadow of the man I might be
Then only a dreamer would I ever be

Now I'd brave the cold of the sea
If I thought it could make me happy

Like a comic book hero I'd take every risk
And those who would fight me I'd show 'em my fists
My brothers and sisters think I've gone mad
'Cause I long for the days of the buffalo plaid
I long for the days of the buffalo plaid

Well you know, I can't turn the time
But the dreams I have they will always be mine
Somebody and warmth in my coat
And a spirit intact to keep me afloat
'Cause I love every God-given day
Good weather or bad, you can send that my way
I'm chartin' the course of my seas
I'm pensive and weary, oh but I'm still happy

Like a comic book hero I take every risk
And those who do spite me well they meet my fists
My brothers and sisters I haven't gone mad
I live in the days of the buffalo plaid
I don't long for the days
I don't long for the days
I don't long for the days
Don't long for the days
Don't long for the days
Don't long for the days

Buffalo Plaid (Comic Book Hero)

Written By: Andrew D. Huber

Buffalo Plaid (Comic Book Hero)
words & music by Andrew D. Huber

In the days of the buffalo plaid
I spent all my time what a pensive young lad
With no money or warmth in my coat
But a spirit intact to keep me afloat

Now I'd brave the cold of the sea
To go back but this time carefree

Like a comic book hero I'd take every risk
And those who would spite me I'd show 'em my fists
My brothers and sisters they think I've gone mad
Well I long for the days of the buffalo plaid
I long for the days of the buffalo plaid

St. Mary, where were you then?
My confidence not quite kicked in
If only a shadow of the man I might be
Then only a dreamer would I ever be

Now I'd brave the depths of the sea
If I thought it could make me happy

Like a comic book hero I'd take every risk
And those who would spite me I'd show 'em my fists
My brothers and sisters they think I've gone mad
Well I long for the days of the buffalo plaid
I long for the days of the buffalo plaid

Well you know, I can't turn the time
But the dreams I have they will always be mine
Somebody and warmth in my coat
And a spirit intact to keep me afloat

'Cause I love every God-given day
Good weather or bad, you can send that my way
I'm charting the course of my seas
I'm pensive and I'm weary, but I'm still happy

Like a comic book hero I take every risk
And those who do spite me I show 'em my fists
My brothers and sisters I haven't gone mad
Well I live in the days of the buffalo plaid
I don't long for the days
I don't long for the days
I don't long for the days
I don't long for the days
Don't long for the days
Don't long for the days

Discography

Andrew D. Huber:
Mercury Gets a Moon (LP) - November 2014

Buffalo Plaid (ep/single) (2013)

Lights & Snow (EP) - 2012
Resurrection Mary (single) - 2012
Days Amidst the Dust (LP) - 2011
Union Station (single) - 2009
One More Round (single) - 2008
Seagull (LP) - 2008
Ten Songs from the Side Room (2003)

with The Gecko Club:
Evergreen (2006)
Tokens, Trash, or Tarot Cards (2000)

Set List

Original acoustic folk-rock with a Celtic twist.  My sets are comprised of original material, Celtic-stompers, and the occasional cover.