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Cliff Hillis

Cliff Hillis is a singer/songwriter based outside of Philadelphia PA. He has become known for writing catchy melodic pop songs that have been compared to the likes of Wilco, Fountains of Wayne, and The Beatles and has just released a new 6 song EP "Many Happy Returns" through San Francisco’s TallBoy Records on Friday June 9th.

The title lightheartedly refers to Hillis revisiting his pop roots, most evident on the kickoff track of the same name, which meshes sunny harmonies with a memorable sing-along chorus.

Hillis's lyrics hits more serious notes on the jangle-rocker “Time An Evangelist”, a reflection on today's fractured political landscape, and the sneakily smooth 70's sounding breakup song "Superfluous".

The 6 songs feature Hillis's playing at the forefront, but he gets by with a little help from his musical friends including Ben Arnold, Greg Maragos, Pat Berkery (War On Drugs, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah), David Kershner, Fred Berman (Amos Lee), Corin Ashley, Amy Fairchild and others. Co-writes include noted songwriters Dan Bern and Bill DeMain.

Although each track has it’s own distinct sound, there’s no mistaking Cliff Hillis’ voice ringing through clear as a bell, backed by lush instrumentation, driving guitars and floating synth sounds. Hillis's songs are sure to find you making many happy returns to this EP.
Find out more about Cliff Hillis at http://www.cliffhillis.com.

Earnest power pop that would fit snugly on a playlist with Squeeze, Teenage Fanclub and Jason Falkner. —LA Times

There is nothing clever that I could say about Dream Good as clever as the lyrics, melodies, singing and playing. —Eric Bazilian, The Hooters
Cliff Hillis is a singer/songwriter based outside of Philadelphia PA. He has become known for writing catchy melodic pop songs that have been compared to the likes of Wilco, Fountains of Wayne, and The Beatles and has just released a new 6 song EP...
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