American musical artist from Charlotte, North Carolina. On July 22, 2008, Benji Hughes released his debut album, entitled A Love Extreme on New West Records. A Love Extreme is a double-disc album containing 25 songs. It was recorded with acclaimed producer and Los Angeles session musician Keefus Ciancia. Hughes' live band during this period contained a rotating cast of notable members, including Barbara Gruska on drums; two of Hughes' former Muscadine bandmates: solo-artist and producer Jonathan Wilson on guitar and backing vocals, and Stacy Leazer on bass; solo artist and producer Jon Lindsay on keyboards and backing vocals; Ciancia on keyboards; and veteran Charlotte musicians Peter Gray and David Kim, among others...