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New Clapton Interview In UNCUT

on June 26, 2014 - 9:50pm

Eric Clapton is on the cover of the August issue of UNCUT. In the issue's feature interview with Graeme Thomson, he talks about his forthcoming album, "The Breeze - An Appreciation of JJ Cale," and his friendship with the Tulsa musician. (The 16 track album is out worldwide in late July.) In the UNCUT interview, Eric also reflects on the past, nixes another Cream reunion, talks retirement after more than 50 years on the road as touring has become "unbearable" and talks of future plans. It's the guitarist's most revealing interview in recent memory.

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More Release Dates For "The Breeze"

on June 25, 2014 - 9:45pm

To honor JJ Cale’s legacy, a year after his passing, Eric Clapton gathered a group of like-minded friends and musicians to record Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale. It will be released in Germany, Australia and New Zealand on 25 July, the U.K. on 28 July and Japan on 30 July. Physical and digital editions can be pre-ordered now at iTunes and Amazon. A Deluxe Edition CD Set and Special Edition 4-LP Set will be made available for pre-ordering soon.

The North American release date of 29 July was announced previously.

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"Call Me The Breeze" Music Video Premiere June 25

on June 23, 2014 - 7:41pm

North American Fans: Palladia and VH1 Classic will premiere Eric Clapton's "Call Me the Breeze" music video this Wednesday, June 25 at 8 PM ET. The video will be available at VH1.com and in the VH1 App following the premiere. Click here to get the app for ios and android.

 

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Glasgow Concert

on June 22, 2014 - 11:55am

From Team Clapton regarding Glasgow Concert:  "Unfortunately last night in Glasgow we experienced a steadily worsening technical problem with the PA system that the band battled with throughout the show but by the last song of the set it became unbearable on stage and Eric was unable to complete that number. During the encore break we were able to reset and the band finished as planned with the last number.

The usual touring set length runs at 1hr 35 mins so in fact the full set was performed apart from the entirety of  “cocaine” which had to be curtailed.

Eric is nevertheless sorry for

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WE! Magazine Subscribers: Win Cream Royal Albert Hall 2005 On Cream Vinyl

on June 14, 2014 - 10:06am

EXCLUSIVE CONTEST FOR WHERE'S ERIC! MAGAZINE SUBSCRIBERS! The WE! Team has a few copies of the rare 2013 Record Store Day release "Cream / Royal Albert Hall London: May 2-3-5-6 2005" to give away to current Where's Eric! Magazine subscribers. Mastered at half-speed by noted master engineer Stan Ricker for amazing audiophile quality, the three-disc vinyl LP box set was appropriately pressed on cream-colored vinyl and limited to 1,500 copies. When made available on April 20, 2013 for the U.S. Record Store Day, it was a complete sell-out.

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