CRAIG ERICKSON - "SKY TRAIN GALAXY" (GYR138)
Excellent new studio disc by this awesome, gifted blues/rock axeslinger from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Featuring 11 tracks of top-shelf, dynamic, soul-powered, blues-based, retro-70s guitar rock mojo
of world class proportions. An outstanding guitar rocker that is full of depth, soul and blues power.
Craig Erickson is a true, authentic "old-school" guitar hero who's incredible six string playing skills far surpass and outshine the norm. An accomplished, seasoned, diverse six string veteran of the highest order who speaks volumes with his signature moves on the instrument. Brother Erickson's superb guitar playing talents defy gravity and hit new levels of excellence on the incredible "Sky Train Galaxy" disc. And, as an added bonus, Craig Erickson digs in deep and pays musical tribute/homage to Tommy Bolin on an awesome version of "Gettin' Tighter" from the classic Deep Purple "Come Taste The Band" album.
The Craig Erickson "Sky Train Galaxy" disc (his 6th CD for Grooveyard Records) is an Essential blues/rock heavy guitar musical document that is Highly Recommended to fans of Jimi Hendrix, Robin Trower, S.R.V. Frank Marino, Tommy Bolin, Leslie West, Johnny Winter, Rory Gallagher, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons & ZZ Top, Warren Haynes & Gov't Mule, Joe Bonamassa, Doyle Bramhall II, Indigenous with Mato Nanji, Gary Moore, Walter Trout, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Gales, Chris Duarte, Jeff Healey, Alan Mirikitani & The Buddaheads, Tony Spinner, Bryce Janey, Dirty Dave Osti, Brett Ellis, Mike Onesko & Blindside Blues Band, Martin J. Andersen & Blindstone, Gugun Power Trio, Guitar Pete, Clas Yngstrom & Sky High, Plankton and all other outstanding guitar rockers worldwide. And fans of Craig Erickson's previous vast & prolific musical output will heavily dig this amazing, killer new disc. Climb aboard and prepare to rock the blues with six string train conductor, Craig Erickson, as we take an incredible, deep musical journey to the Outskirts of Infinity and beyond on the remarkable "Sky Train Galaxy" disc.
::T R A C K S::
01. THE COMEBACK
02. BLINDED BY LOVE
03. GETTIN' TIGHTER/ODE TO T
04. TIME (NEVER ENOUGH)
05. ILLUSIONS OF THE WORLD
06. MOJO IN MEMPHIS
08. BOOGIE FOR LOVE
09. SKY TRAIN
10. MORNING GLORY
11. MOJO IN MEMPHIS (REPRISE)