This album was produced by Ron Scalise, winner of 14 Emmy Awards for audio work with ESPN.
Hugh moved to New York City in 1986 happened to meet producer Michael Baker in an elevator.
Hugh began playing the piano at the age of three years.
In his early teens, however, rock and roll and soul won out.
Baker was finishing producing The Blow Monkeys's album She Was Only A Grocer's Daughter for RCA Records.
Hugh was hired to sing backup vocals on that album and subsequently signed to RCA Records as singer-songwriter in 1987.
While there, he was commissioned to compose scores for dance companies.
Hugh subsequently released his version which became a hit. Hugh's second major label album Road to Freedom (MCA Records, 1992) was voted "one of the year's top-ten albums" by Billboard Magazine and received rave reviews. of the Miami Herald said: "Have I heard any newcomer in the last decade who excites me as much as this guy?In 2005, he began meeting with a rehabilitation councilor named Dean Gilmore who happened to be a fan of his.Gilmore convinced Hugh to return to creating music full-time to help maintain his sobriety and had his agency provide Hugh the seed money to record a new album. He released his new album Back To The Soul, a return to his southern soul roots, on August 12, 2015.Disillusioned, Hugh left the music industry and moved to North Carolina in 1994, where he began writing music freelance.Afterwards, he moved back northeast to take a job teaching songwriting at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1999.