Erik Borelius and House of Sound
Label: EB Music
1. The Journey Has Begun, 2. I Walk Alone, 3. Mohawk Trail, 4. Cut Me Loose, 5. What Is It All About?, 6. This!, 7. Consoler, 8. Moon Ride, 9. Perfect Match, 10. Dream On and On
Erik Borelius - Acoustic Guitars and Vocals, Pär Hedtjärn - Drums, Jonas Hedlund - Electric Guitars, Anders Olausson - Bass
Pressrelease ERIK BORELIUS AND HOUSE OF SOUND (EB MUSIC 2014). Erik Borelius and House of Sound is Erik’s twelfth album. It’s also the name of the band he formed with Pär Hedtjärn, Jonas Hedlund och Anders Olausson. Together they present ten of Erik’s new melodies in a new and unadorned way. Most of the time you only hear two guitars, vocals, bass and drums. The recording is done in a direct way, with few overdubs, to create the same feeling as when the band performs live. On the album Erik Borelius and House of Sound cooperates with one of Sweden’s most sought producers, Sven Lindvall, who also recorded and mixed the album. Erik Borelius and House of Sound is the guitar player and singer Erik Borelius twelfth album since the debut in 1986. It’s also the name of the band Erik formed three years ago with the musicians Jonas Hedlund (electric guitar), Pär Hedtjärn (drums) and Anders Olausson (bass). The goal was to create a small, tight unit with a big sound playing new arrangements of Erik´s music. After a number of successful concerts, it felt natural to record Erik’s next album together. “It’s great to play with these superb musicians who give so much of themselves, both on stage and in the studio“, says Erik Borelius. With the band Erik is searching new paths. Melodically he is trying to simplify. Together they present ten of Erik’s new melodies. The arrangements are unadorned. Most of the time you only hear two guitars, vocals, bass and drums – pretty much like Erik and the band sounds live. “Unlike my previous albums the goal has been to work directly, without overdubs, choirs and synthezisers. I want to be able to play the songs with just vocals and an acoustic guitar… and to get a better flow, I have developed my finger picking”, says Erik. On Erik Borelius & House of Sound Erik collaborates with one of Sweden’s most sought producers and musicians; Sven Lindvall. “Sven has a great feeling and it’s been educational and inspiring to bounce thoughts and ideas. I myself sometimes poke too much in details. Sven will find new ways and it’s exciting and fun”, says Erik. In addition to having produced the album Sven Lindvall also recorded and mixed Erik Borelius & House of Sound. The cover art was created by art director and artist Johan Adelstål.
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