• Lost Soul (2016)
    1. I Think I’ve Taken Enough Shit From You This Year // Lost Soul
    2. Overnight Failure // Lost Soul
    3. Big Sur // Lost Soul
    4. Saint Catherine Street // Lost Soul
    5. I’ll Replace You With Machines // Lost Soul
    6. Artificial Light // Lost Soul
    7. Lost Soul // Lost Soul
    8. Bad Business // Lost Soul
    9. You Started Drinking Again // Lost Soul
    10. War of Independence // Lost Soul
    11. Alison’s Part of the Equation // Lost Soul
    12. Party Dress // Lost Soul
  • If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home (2006)
    1. My Satanic Friends // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    2. Have You Heard the One About the Rabbi and the Priest? // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    3. Another Country // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    4. Something You Said // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    5. Celebrating Nothing // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    6. The Red Light District of Iowa City // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    7. If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    8. Secret Handshake // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    9. Light-Hearted Years // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    10. Long Live the Revolution // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
    11. List of Things To Do // If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home
  • Welcome to My Century (2001)
    1. Welcome to My Century // Welcome to My Century
    2. Valentine’s Day // Welcome to My Century
    3. Games // Welcome to My Century
    4. Greenland // Welcome to My Century
    5. The Latenight // Welcome to My Century
    6. Movie Star // Welcome to My Century
    7. I Need You // Welcome to My Century
    8. Anywhere // Welcome to My Century
    9. Too Bad For You // Welcome to My Century
    10. Las Vegas // Welcome to My Century
    11. Tolstoy // Welcome to My Century
    12. Bolted Down // Welcome to My Century
    13. Secret Masterpieces // Welcome to My Century
  • Playing God (1999)
    1. Little Things // Playing God
    2. Spitting Nails // Playing God
    3. I Turn Slowly Around // Playing God
    4. When I Wrote the Book // Playing God
    5. Everyone’s An Actor in New York // Playing God
    6. Witchcraft Lover // Playing God
    7. List of Enemies // Playing God
    8. Playing God // Playing God
    9. Saint Anne // Playing God
    10. Salem // Playing God
    11. $100 Bills // Playing God
    12. This Didn’t Happen To me // Playing God

News

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Updated: February 14th, 2018

New Release! Valentine's Day Live in Cologne

As everyone in my orbit knows, I have a song called Valentine’s Day. In fact, it’s my most popular song. Every February 14th, I re-introduce Valentine’s Day in some new form. This year, it’s a live, solo acoustic version recorded in Cologne, Germany when I was on tour with Suzanne Vega in 2002.

Listen now!

Bob Hillman w/ The Weepies at the Fillmore

I’m thrilled to announce that I will open for The Weepies at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on May 12th. I played the Poster Room a couple of times in 2017, but haven’t set foot on the main stage since I opened for Suzanne Vega in 2001 and again in 2003 (if you have a sense of humor, I invite you to read the SF Examiner review of the 2001 show). You can look into tickets for here.

Books About Music 2017

Every year – or, at least, for the last two years – I’ve recapped some of my favorite music-oriented reads in the form of a blog post. In 2017, I read/wrote about David Bowie, Bob Marley, Joni Mitchell, Loudon Wainwright III, and the garage-rock revival in early 21st century New York.

Read now!

Current Favorites

For no particular reason, I created a playlist of the songs I’ve been playing over and over. My plan is to update the list whenever a new song enters my consciousness and/or an older one falls out of heavy rotation. You can listen right here, or click over to Spotify; if you Follow the playlist, you can listen along with my musical obsessions. 

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Local Gigs

And He said, “Truly I say to you, no prophet is welcome in his hometown.” -Luke 4:24 Performing in one’s hometown is harder than... Read More
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September 2017
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Son Volt’s Trace

The reissue of Son Volt’s classic first album includes a Bottom Line show that I attended on February 12th, 1996. I went to The Bottom Line... Read More
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November 2015
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Open Mics

Many singer/songwriters perform for the first time at open mic nights. You know how open mics work, right? You show up at the appointed time, sign... Read More
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June 2016
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Peter Case

Peter Case hit my radar in the early eighties, when The Plimsouls released “A Million Miles Away.” They were well known in Los Angeles,... Read More
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May 2015
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Ensenada (The Song)

Sometime in the summer of 1991 – between my junior and senior years of college – I joined a group of friends on a... Read More
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May 2017

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I’ll Replace You With Machines // Lost Soul
  1. I’ll Replace You With Machines // Lost Soul
  2. Artificial Light // Lost Soul
  3. Overnight Failure // Lost Soul
  4. Big Sur // Lost Soul
  5. I Think I’ve Taken Enough Shit From You This Year // Lost Soul
  6. Alison’s Part of the Equation // Lost Soul
  7. Saint Catherine Street // Lost Soul
  8. Party Dress // Lost Soul
  9. You Started Drinking Again // Lost Soul
  10. Bad Business // Lost Soul
  11. War of Independence // Lost Soul
  12. Lost Soul // Lost Soul