Early Works, a merging of the two independent albums Taylor Hicks released before he won the 5th season of American Idol is available today exclusively through Target stores.
The album is being released through Taylor’s independent label, Modern Whomp records and distributed through the Welk Music Group.
Tracks included on the album: …Soul Thing, …The Fall, …Hold On to Your Love, …The Deal, …Heart and Soul, …In Your Time, …West Texas Sky, …Somehow, …Tighten Up, …Son of a Carpenter, …My Friend and …Georgia. Except for the cover of “Georgia”, the all songs were written by Taylor.
About the album, he says, “These two [original] albums represent who I am and who I am trying to represent as a songwriter…‹Nostalgic and ‹endearing are the terms that best describe them.
Taylor showed real promise as a songwriter on these early songs, the CD is definitely worth checking out.