Eric Eckhart

About

Eric EckhartIn a quarter-life crisis, Eric Eckhart left America, his corporate job, possessions, family and friends and moved to Europe to go after his dream and reconnect with his lifelong passion for music.

Now based in Berlin, Eric released his critically-acclaimed single "Fado" on August 22nd, 2016, the first single from his upcoming album due for release in late 2016.

Two previous albums, "DIT: Do-It-Together" and ‘This Is Where It Starts’ both receieved rave reviews as well as tours throughout Germany and Austria.

Eric’s music is a blend of Americana/electronapop, indie rock and a touch of his West Virginia roots all woven together with classic songwriting sensibilities.

Eric is also co-founder of "A Headful of Bees" international artist collective and record label based in Berlin. A Headful of Bees are musicians, filmmakers, writers, and photographers, who share and swap their collective experience, knowledge and skills to help nurture, promote and further each others artist careers and dedicated to the idea of DIT (Do-It-Together) instead of DIY being the way to help independent artists live sustainably.

Performance information: A natural performer, Eric has headlined shows for over 25 years in America, Ireland and Germany and played support for great artists such as Broken Social Scene, Ocean Colour Scene, Fionn Regan, Tiny Vipers, Simple Kid, Richard Swift and Jeffery Lewis.

Bookings/Press: A Headful of Bees - contact Anthony Morrell at aheadfulofbees@googlemail.com
All other inquires : contact info@ericeckhart.com.

Reviews

"All sorts of gorgeous.... a considerable songwriting and vocal talent... Eric the king" - Hot Press magazine

"A classic songwriter" - Die Tageszeitung

"Beautiful... with a rare honesty... a virtue in today's time...musical revelations that give your aura a warm hug" - Oh Fancy

"One to watch out for" - Irish Times

"Fits beautifully between singer-songwriter and sunny rock swinging sound... rousing" - Alles Ist Pop

"Excellent collection of songs... spectacular... 11 out of 12 stars" - 2 U I Bestow Music Blog

"Epic, powerful" - Westzeit

"Simply rich songs... composed together beautifully" - OPAK

"This Is Where It Starts" is above all an honest, authentic album" - Music Scan Germany

"So much optimism, hope and insolent youth...a very successful, energetic, mature interpretation of the category "Singer-Songwriter" - Shitesite

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