Nick Hensley is the former lead singer and co creator of The District, a regional act from the upper Midwest, co based out of St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL. Hensley created Love Songs For Angry Men shortly after The District called it quits in 2002. Hensley’s alias, stage name and alter ego, Love Songs For Angry Men, originated as a bad joke…similar to other shorter lived band names like Amish Puppy Mill and Billy’s Little Secret. Unfortunately, for Nick and his band members, more than 12 years later... …THE NAME JUST WON’T GO AWAY!
Hensley’s 2 STUDIO ALBUMS were released (in 2009 and in 2013) to sold out crowds inSaint Paul and MPLS, MN. The albums are currently available at all major retailers, live showsand the web. Both records have received several rave reviews from different media outlets including a 4 star review from Paste Magazine and AltCountry.com and a best of 2010 local selection of the City Pages.
Nick Hensley AKA Love Songs For Angry Men has maintained a full schedule since 2001,playing more than 200 shows a year. He has shared the stage with several National acts including:The Why Store, Alex Ligertwood of Santana,Fastball, Big Head Todd and The Monsters, The Gear Daddies,The Samples, The Pines, Semisonic,Trampled By Turtles, The Wallflowers, Soul Asylum and countless others.