Song of the Day #4,588: ‘Halfway Home’ – Billy Pilgrim

This song on frequent commenter Dana’s list of favorites jumped out at me as a real blast from the past. I haven’t listened to Billy Pilgrim’s debut album in years, and that’s a shame because it’s wonderful.

That 1994 self-titled debut is one of the best first albums ever by a band that went absolutely nowhere. Billy Pilgrim was dropped by their label three years and one studio album later, with Kristian Bush going on to find success with Sugarland and Andrew Hyra joining the lesser-known Smokin’ Novas.

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