Har Mar Superstar
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Har Mar Superstar is an American singer born in Owatonna, Minnesota.
His musical genre is generally R'n'B & pop.
He has a cameo in Starsky and Hutch as "Dancin' Rick", a disco dance champion who faces off in a contest with Ben Stiller's Starsky character. He has also appeared in Whip It, Lovely Still, and Pitch Perfect.
Bye Bye 17, the new album from acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Har Mar Superstar (aka Sean Tillmann), is currently out on Cult Records. Already receiving widespread critical praise, BULLETT calls the album, “impossibly groovy and infectious,” while KCRW asserts, “I’d call the album a guilty pleasure but I don’t feel guilty at all. It’s just packed full of hooks.” Additionally, of the album’s first single, “Lady, You Shot Me,” Death + Taxes declares, “Har Mar Superstar returns with the song of his career,” while MTV Buzzworthy calls it a “Buzzworthy Obsession.”
Of asking him to join the label, Cult Records founder Julian Casablancas notes, “First time I saw Sean was at the Mercury Lounge years back, and I was blown away by his voice, his confidence and his showmanship. When he recently played me his new record, I felt it was something we could help make truly great. He’s the man with the golden voice, and we’re excited to try and turn people on to that fact… Like the dude himself, the record’s just tough, sad, hilarious and rad.”
Written in New York City, the 10-song album was recorded at co-producer Jim Eno‘s (Spoon) Austin studio with a full live band. Focusing this time more on his voice, Tillmann says, “I was listening to a lot of Otis Redding and Sam Cooke at the time, and I’ve always been obsessed with those guys… ‘Restless Leg,’ ‘We Don’t Sleep,’ ‘Prisoner’ and ‘Rhythm Bruises’ came out of people playing together. But the rest were just like me in a room, gettin’ weird, by myself.” See below for full track-listing.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Lady, You Shot Me - 90,392 plays
- Prisoner - 29,088 plays
- DUI - 33,456 plays
- LyricsOoo sometimes a mind starts to wander
Oh he slips as he bubbles down the street
Making a farther relationship stronger
If I let it go it'll come back to me
This time he don't wanna stay
- Everywhere I'm Local - 19,774 plays
- Cut Me Up - 24,346 plays
- We Don't Sleep - 18,181 plays
- Tall Boy - 26,876 plays
- Prisoner (feat. Fabrizio Moretti) - 18,289 plays
- 12: 12 - 16,274 plays