Feels Like Healing
Hugo White (The Maccabees)
This week my guest is the record producer/guitarist/songwriter Hugo White. Hugo was one of the founding members of the Mercury prize nominated indie rock band The Maccabees. They released four albums between 2007-2015: Colour It In, Wall of Arms, Given to the Wild and their final album Marks to Prove It. Hugo has since gone on to work as a record producer, including on the latest #1 album by Jamie T 'The Theory of Whatever'.
We talk about how Hugo used songwriting to help him process the death of his Mum, who passed away when Hugo was just 16, following a 12 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
We discuss the role that MS has played in both our lives, the impact that parenthood has had on our grief and Hugo's new band with his brothers, 86TVs.
You can find more information about Hugo by following him on Instagram / Twitter @hugowhitenoise
For more information about the MS Society visit: https://www.mssociety.org.uk/
Music featured in this episode:
'Silence' by The Maccabees (Listen here: https://bit.ly/3Rk4ik8 )
Feels Like Healing is a show where I talk to creative people about how grief has shaped their art.
These conversations are here to show how those who have suffered loss have found comfort and solace through the act of being creative and how creativity can help us all better understand our grief and reach a place of healing.
You can follow Feels Like Healing on Instagram / Twitter / Facebook @flhpodcast
Produced / Edited by Al Lewis
Theme music by Al Lewis