In late 2019 Sydney-based singer-songwriter Huck Hastings burst back onto the local music scene with a new single (and sound). After a period spent writing, ‘Hey Babe?’ and its accompanying music video marked the beginning of a new and invigorating direction for this exciting young songwriter. Upon its release ‘Hey Babe?’ was promptly added to rotation on FBi Radio and earned him a slot as their Independent Artist of the Week.
The beginning of 2020 saw the release of singles ‘Soft - An Epilogue’ and ‘Anthem For The End of The World’. The latter, which tapped into the universal unrest that followed the Australian bushfires and beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, amassed over 100k listens across streaming platforms, was played on Triple J, and was added to rotation on FBi and Edge radio.
After a string of packed-out shows with his band (and with Sydney on the verge of lockdown),