Rising American R&B-Pop singer Eric West has a lot going on for himself, a funky new album, a photo spread in Marie Claire Magazine, and a new music video being released late summer. The track list for his US and UK debut CD “Half-Life,” has been unveiled. The 13-track set, due Sept. 28 (UK) and Sept. 29 (US) via BMG opens with the single “Can’t Be Friends,” which is being serviced to CHR/Rhythmic and Urban radio in August, it follows his non-album release “Can You Help Me?,” which topped radio charts in Latin America and was Top 5 on Australian Digital Sales charts.
For those who are just finding out about Eric his credits include appearances on MTV and VH1, he wrote a song for Cher with Grammy winning producers Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster famous for their work with Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, and Whitney Houston, was honored with a Humanitarian Award from the OTCN in New York City, and at 15 was the youngest DJ in the history of FM radio in New York.
“Half-Life” has been described as “a touching composition,” “lyrics of inner strength and melody’s so breathtaking and organically flowing,” “inspired recordings and a showcase for all that this artist can accomplish when you don’t put yourself into a box with the rest, recordings that take you back to the time when music and lyrics meant something.”
For more news on Eric West visit his official website www.eric-west.com and pre order his new CD at www.amazon.com. Here is the “Half-Life” track list:
Can’t Be Friends
I’m Still Alive
Country Side (Come With Me)
Letting You Go
Looking For Love
End Of The Line
Interlude: Dear God
Long Time Coming