Deb Hardy

Deb Hardy

BandFolkAcoustic

This is Indie Alternative Folk Rock Music with unconventional song structures, clever lyrics, and emotional clarity that you find on College Coffeehouse Radio Programs.

Biography

Deb Hardy is a rock singer song writer, and acoustic guitar player and artist.
Hardy has become a woman at the leading edge of
singer songwriters in her area of Cape Ann Massachusetts. She has earned respect from many in her field. Her songs come from personal places and are delivered with passion and sensitivity. Her structures are designed to get to the (emotional) point as quickly as possible.

Hardy started writing songs at the age of 13 and was influenced by Black Sabbath, The Who, Elton John, Pretenders, Kate Bush, R.E.M., and the harmonies of Yes and Fleetwood Mac.

She has been told that she sounds like Chrissie Hynde, Kate Bush, and Joan Armitrading.

Deb's guitar playing is rhythmic and mandolin-like.


Hardy was perhaps most inspired by a local rock cover band in Lynn during the 70's. She watched this band rehearse as often as she could.

Deb Hardy uses her music as a means of expressing intense emotions. Secrets lead to her metaphorical lyrics and a soul-filled style of singing. "My music has saved my life" Hardy says.


Kerry Mullen, Deb's partner, also writes songs. Her style of music is more ethereal, spiritual and has hints of her Celtic ancestry. She also brings drums and percussion to the band.

Gary Langstaff has been playing bass for thirty years. He was influenced by the Beatles, Yes, Pink Floyd, Rush and Led Zeppelin. Langstaff responded to Hardy's classified ad, listened to her songs on her website and thought she had "...a great voice that I wanted to play with." He looks forward to playing out a lot and recording with Hardy.

Hardy, Mullen and Langstaff have played in New England coffeehouses, festivals and other listening venues. The following is a list of recent venues:
Skybar,
Abbey Lounge,
The Rockport Acoustic Festival,
Fishtown artspace,
The Schooner Festival in Gloucester,
New Year's Rockport Eve,

Lyrics

I'm Home When I'm With You

Written By: Deb Hardy

Nourishing woman you feed my hunger
nourishing woman before I’m under
I’m home
I’m home when I’m with you,
oh I’m home when I’m with you

Beautiful a song, serenity
beautiful woman a scented energy of home
I’m home
I’m home when I’m with you

Look, listen, feel, grateful
I’m grateful you’’re here
Look, listen, feel, closer
I’m grateful you’re here

Yellow Rubber Boots

Written By: Deb Hardy


Hold you keep you dry
Can’t live alone
don’t know why
here we come a mile

Mine are much to big
there’s much more room to grow
I hope you never go
The science of burrow

We try to weather through
a muddy life of clue-less
we pry away from you
some semblance of the truth
we shoot for ninety five
percent
ninety five
percent

Do not what I say
can’t live alone
shall we play
here I come to stay

Yours are much to big
there’s much more room to grow
I hope you never go
the science of burrow

We try to weather through
a muddy life of clue-less
we pry away from you
some semblance of the truth
we shoot for ninety five
percent
ninety five
percent

Discography

"12 Songs Done By Water" Full length Self Released CD
Hardy has tracks streaming from her website and free tracks available for download.

Set List

I have over 50 original songs and 70 cover songs from which to choose.

My typical 50 minute repertoire would be 4 or 5 Cover Songs:
1. Long Distance Runaround, Yes
2. Love Song, Elton John
3. We Are More, Erin McKeown
4. Kissing the Lipless, The Shills

And the rest originals:

5. Strong Trees,
6. Polkadotted,
7. I'm Home When I'm With You,
8. Redman,
9. Maxfield Parrish Skies,
10. Flight,
11. Tommy,
12. I Set You All Free,
13. Harmonical Yes (Instrumental)