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Brian Wright signs with Sugar Hill

Friday, January 28, 2011 – Texas native Brian Wright will make his Sugar Hill Records debut with "House on Fire" on March 29.

The Waco native has two previous releases, which were both recorded in the studio with a band. "House on Fire" finds Wright playing every instrument himself and handpicking his prolifically written songs.

"When people ask what I sound like, I usually say I'm somewhere between Woody Guthrie and Velvet Underground," said Wright. "This album finally allowed me to make the music the exact way it was in my head."

After spending his early 20's on the Austin/Waco/Dallas bar circuit, playing everything from punk to covers, Wright flipped a coin to decide his future home, either New York City or Los Angeles. He headed west. For the last six years he has been the front man and lyricist for his band Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies.

Wright plans to launch the record with a full showcase schedule at SXSW in Austin plus a string of nation-wide tour dates.

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