Artwork by SEAN ALLEN (Ivity Studios)

✨ Escape into a warm sonic universe.. 
And dive deep into electrifying beats, synths and samples. The Hugs new effort “New Adventure” thoroughly transports you to a future where modern ear-worm pop music reigns supreme. 🚀🎶 #EarwormEuphoria #MelodicFuture 

As the bass drops and synths pulsate, captivating lyrics become your identical lyrical lifeline on “New Adventure”. Feel the rush of emotion woven with every verse and hook as mammoth singer and writer Danny Delegato’s Strokes-Esque voice transports you to other worlds, while you suddenly lose yourself in a warm wash of synths and a melodic musical tapestry. 🎵#MelodyMasters 

Press RELEASE:  Boldly blazing from Portland, Oregon, The Hugs are here to shatter boundaries, inviting you on an interstellar journey fueled by electronic enchantment and visionary soundscape that transcends time and space. 

Immersed in sonic-wizardry, abnormal recording techniques, and hip hop beats, their forthcoming 8th studio album takes listeners on an exhilarating exploration of uncharted musical dimensions. With every beat vibrating through your core, it becomes clear that The Hugs  harmonious fusion of infectious melody and thought-provoking lyrics is a testament to their genre-defying artistry. 

Prepare to embark on a cosmic odyssey - where upbeat energy surges meet mind-blowing hooks - as these two Oregonian music maestros (Ben Stager + Danny Delegato) deliver unforgettable tunes packaged with irresistible pop sensibilities. Join in the arrival of this groundbreaking masterpiece that pushes the boundaries of what's possible in today's music landscape. “ - Serena Talet (Monthly Music Mag UK)


1.) Till You're Gone

2.) Next To The Sea

3.) From The Stars

4.) High Time Blues

5.) Just Hang On

6) Silicon Valley Flowers

7.) Suburban Haunt

8.) Futures Uncertain 

9.) Song For Jack Nicholson 

10.) After All

11.) Memories



[produced + mixed by Danny Delegato & Ben Stager] Portland, OR. U.S.A.

[mastered By Frida Johansson] Gothenburg, Sweden

releases Feb 2nd, 2024