Hometown: Detroit, MI
Currently Pimpin': The Alternative to Love (V2)
Siren Says: Tunesmith, studio wunderkind, lovelorn troubadour, Jack White collaborator, power pop's saviorthere's no end to the critical claptrap one could pin on Mr. Benson. And one would be correct in all cases. But, as any toe-tapper will tell you, that's beside the point when you dig into his perfectly executed tales of luck that's lost and clever rhymes found.
Brendan Says: "You'll be sorry the next time you see me. You'll eat your hat, I promise you that. I'll say, 'I told you so' and you'll nod your head. I'll feel so powerful when your face goes red." ("Feel Like Myself")