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Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby

Wreckless Eric & Amy RigbyConsidering he pioneered the British alternative music scene alongside labelmates Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe on the ground-breaking British label Stiff Records, and she's the cynically witty rocker whose 1996 solo debut earned her critical acclaim including Spin's "Songwriter of the Year" honor, husband and wife Eric Goulden (aka Wreckless Eric) and Amy Rigby certainly seem made for each other, musically-speaking. Calling to mind artists like the Velvet Underground and Yo La Tengo, the duo create simply enchanting lo-fi ballads that straddle the line between disaffected detachment and unabashed sweetness. The couple's debut release was released in the summer of 2008.

listen Here Comes My Ship

 

JerseyArts.com
Marina Stage,
Sunday

3:30 pm

For a complete review of the show and to discuss the experience, go to the blog.

Audio: listen Listen

Set List

Til The Wheels Falloff
Eric Solo
Another Drive-in Saturday
Raising The Bar
Here Comes My Ship
Round
Dancing With Joey Ramone
Take The Cash

 

Of course Eric knows it's only half as hard for him to captivate a crowd. He has an English accent, as he points out.
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Current CD:

Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby

Label:

Stiff Records

Hometown:

France

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