Wreckless Eric - Wreckless Eric mp3 album
Listen to music from Wreckless Eric like Whole Wide World, Creepy People (In the Middle of the Night) & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Wreckless Eric. Wreckless Eric (born Eric Goulden on the 18th May 1954 in East Sussex, England) was part of the pub-rock scene before he became one of the earliest artists to be signed to Stiff Records. Even as a singer-songwriter with a distinct singing voice, his records failed to chart but his live shows were his main successes, winning him a faithful audience to whom he continues to play to this day.
Wreckless Eric's eponymous debut is a ragged, endearing collection of crude rock & roll. In a way, crude doesn't even begin to describe Eric's music. A muddle of scratchy guitars, pounding drumming, and snarled, indecipherable vocals, the record is pure, primal garage rock in the old-fashioned sense . Too punk for pub rockers, too straightforward for punk, and too weird for everybody else, Wreckless Eric's debut album is one of the small gems of the punk era.
Wreckless Eric which was Wreckless Eric's debut album, was released on 1 June 1978 A 10" version of the LP was issued on both brown and purple vinyl in the UK. These versions omitted the tracks "Whole Wide World" and "Telephoning Home. The full-length version of the LP was also issued on green vinyl in Germany
had The Who recorded it for the singer’s old haunt Stiff Records. But if you plan on catching him during his cross-continental tour in support of the new album, which at press time finds him doing a month in his native United Kingdom before coming back to the States in June, he’s quick to point out how light he is traveling on the road
There seem to be a few impersonators which I suppose I should find flattering but I don't. I am the genuine Wreckless Eric star of stage, screen, 33 & 4. . ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. 1 Reconnez Cherie Wreckless Eric 3:6.
Eric Goulden (born 18 May 1954, Newhaven, East Sussex, England), known as Wreckless Eric, is an English rock and roll/new wave singer-songwriter, best known for his 1977 single "(I'd Go The) Whole Wide World" on Stiff Records. More than two decades after its release, the song was included in Mojo magazine’s list of the best punk rock singles of all time. It was also acclaimed as one of the "top 40 singles of the alternative era 1975–2000"