Eric Selby is a longtime session musician stepped out front this year to release his own music. First with a full album Do Baby, then the single “Anxious Zen”, and now the latesst single “Another Page.”
“Another Page” is a cool, chill, rock and roll tune that reminds me of Tom Petty’s “Last Dance with Mary Jane” but with the vocals of The Wallflowers.
Selby explains, “The lyrics were inspired by Shakespeare’s quote, ‘All the world’s a stage.’ ‘Another Page‘ looks at our existence as a script that we are all reading as we move through life. Sometimes, we are in the spotlight; other times, we are the understudies waiting for our time to shine. The great equalizer are the days when the theatre is closed: the lead, the understudy, director, seamstress, stagehands, etc. are all on the same plane because the “…show’s dark today...”
Eric Selby is a Blues Hall of Fame inductee who has recorded and performed with the likes of Ron Holloway (Warren Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, The Allman Brothers, Sonny Rollins, Tedeschi/Trucks); Daryl Johnson (The Neville Brothers, Daniel Lanois, Emmylou Harris, U2, Bob Dylan); James East (Elton John, Lionel Richie, Eric Clapton); and countless more.
Eric Selby is a seasoned music veteran has been named Blue411‘s Drum Thumper “Jimi” Award winner, been nominated for multiple WAMMIE awards, inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, #1 on Blues411‘s charts multiple times and was featured in Modern Drummer for his approach and perspective in their “Drummer Blogs.”
In 2020, Eric stepped out front, by releasing his first solo record of original music, entitled “Do, Baby.” This release is a culmination of the various styles and genres he has had the opportunity to embrace through his musical travels. Eric has recruited many musical associates along the way to give this release a new vibe and emotion with every song.
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