Mojo online has published a new interview where Eric Clapton talks about his new album "Clapton" to Johnny Walker. He speaks in detail of how he crafts his version of standards, his singing, his musical direction, the songs on the album, and plenty more. Read it at mojo4music.com.
In addition to the limited edition print on high-quality archival paper created for and sold at Eric Clapton's 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival, artists Ron Donovan and Dave Hunter at Hangar 18 in Oakland, California created two extra-special limited editions. Each special style was limited to 25 prints each and measures 25 x 35 inches. Less than 5 remain of the 9-colour silk screen print on old birch wood stained with a cherry / walnut combination. Less than 15 remain of the 9-colour silk screen print on orbital steel.
The album features 14 new tracks and this limited edition bundle includes an exclusive BONUS track "You Better Watch Yourself" all on a collectible 24 Karat gold CD.
The CD is contained in a 16 page hard cover book that features never-before-seen photos of Eric and fellow CLAPTON musicians from the studio.
You will also receive an 11" x 14" exclusive lithograph that has a print of Eric's signature and photo of Eric's iconic guitar "Blackie."
US residents, pre-order by September 18th, to receive your bundle on or around the September 28th release date. Members of EC ACCESS, the official Eric Clapton fan club, save 10% on every purchase in the official Eric Clapton store. Visit ecaccess.cc to join and receive a 10% discount on this bundle!
With a name like "The Gaddabouts" you know that legendary drummer and longtime Eric Clapton bandmember Steve Gadd must be involved! The band is rounded out by Edie Brickell and two other Clapton Band alums, Andy Fairweather Low and Pino Palladino. The Gaddabouts will release their debut album in January 2011. Their concert premiere will follow in April 2011 and will be a part of WFUV's Concert Series in New York City. Two tracks from the forthcoming album are currently streaming on thegaddabouts.com.