Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | Photos | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds
Eric Anders- More Regrets
by Greg Howell

In just his second full length album, Eric Anders is already being touted as one of the best singer\songwriters of today. Upon hearing More Regrets, you realize that this praise is definitely warranted. 

On Anders’ More Regrets courtesy of, Baggage Room Records, the former University of Florida teacher, and therapist takes a darker path than he did on his second album. It’s a bit more eclectic than his previous work and provides a better experience for the listener.

The album opens with "Song 79", Eric Anders writes of the writer’s lament, or what it would be like to not be able to write. He warns that he doesn’t write about the topics that others’ write and if he didn’t write he would “flail for some time.”

Skip forward to track 5, "More Regrets", and on the title track Anders laments a breakup from a serious relationship. The type of relationship where you’ve become so detached from each other that you’re just going through the motions. Anders apparently moved on with, “Then You and I we knew something else was comin’.”

And those times where you feel like what you’re going through is the worst time in your life and no one could understand? Eric Anders has a song for that too. "Practiced Isolation"(6), takes the point of view of the friend who sees the person going through the heartache and wants to help but the other person just won’t let them in. “You fight alone with yourself, All your meditation is just practiced isolation.” Anders laments.

Caught your loved one in a lie? Eric Anders has and on "You Lied"(8), he tells the loved one that he caught her lying that he’s not taking her back. He takes the offensive and tells them that it will “be on a lonely path if you don’t ever face your ghosts.”

On the tenth track, "Unhappy Like Ulysses", Anders parallels missing a loved one who has gone away to that of Homer’s Ulysses. He likens himself to Circes and his departed loved one to Ulysses, and how hard it is to wait for them to come back.

Clocking in at 47 minutes, More Regrets seems to go by too quickly. Anders writes some dark and at time edgy lyrics, but they are lyrics that we can all identify with. More Regrets isn’t lite fare and I don’t know if I would recommend this to everyone, but if you, or you know someone who digs Elliot Smith, Nick Drake etc, get a copy of More Regrets.
 



CD Info 

Eric Anders- More Regrets
Rating
 
Tracks:
1. Song 79
2. Icarus
3. Settlin' Comes
4. Together Alone
5. More Regrets
6. Practiced Isolation
7. Through A Fog Darkly
8. You Lied
9. Remembering On My Own
10. Unhappy Like Ulysses
11. Starless Night
Listen to samples and Purchase this CD online


Want More?

Listen to samples and Purchase this CD online

Visit the Official Website for more on the band

--

.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
A Perfect Circle Streaming New Song 'The Doomed'- Robert Plant Addresses Led Zeppelin Reunion Idea- Metallica Call On Fans To Help With Upcoming Releases- more

Day in Pop Ed Sheeran Seriously Injures His Arm In Accident- Aaron Carter Has Returned To Rehab- Joe Jonas Engaged To 'Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner- Taylor Swift Video- more

Yesterday's Day in Rock: Taylor Swift Reveals Her Mother Has Cancer- Rich Homie Quan Surrenders To Police Over Alleged Nightclub Assault- Justin Bieber Duets With Ariana Grande- Mumford & Sons- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

Ladies Only: Jennie Abrahamson- Rachel Garlin- Nneka- More

Album of the Week: Led Zeppelin's When The West Was Won

Karyn Crisis' Gospel Of The Witches - Salem's Wounds

The Blues: John Mayall's Bluesbreakers- Arlen Roth, Mike Henderson Band- Slam Allen

Trauma Interview

December in Red - The Way Out

Battleaxe - Power From the Universe Reissue

SOKO Interview

The Compulsions - Dirty Fun

Rock Reads: Morbid Tales! A Tribute to Celtic Frost

Death Penalty - Death Penalty

On The Record: The Wild Beyond

RockPile: Minutian- Odin's Court- THEO

Michael Ubaldini Interview

Root 66: Cameron Mitchell- Stacy Jones- Greg Shirley


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

Ozzy Sets Home On Fire

Santana, Neal Schon and Gregg Rolie Reunite at Journey Show

Ted Nugent's Wife Arrested

Iron Maiden Tops Billboard's Hot Tours Chart

Pop Star Fergie Names Son After Guns N' Roses Frontman Axl Rose

Jack White Recording New Songs With The Dead Weather

Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington Reveal EP Details

The Who Releasing Massive Super Deluxe Edition of Tommy

Paul McCartney Talks New Song and His Plans Never To Retire

August Burns Red Announce Special Screening of Documentary

The National Curating Grateful Dead Tribute Album

KISS' Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons Announce Book Signings

Mike Portnoy Reveals Full Progressive Nation At Sea Lineup

Saxon's Biff Byford Explains Evil Look Was Down To Illness

Astrid Kirchherr's Early Beatles Photos To Be Exhibited Next Month

Gene Simmons and Engelbert Humperdinck Footage Goes Online

Red Fang Streaming New Song ' Blood Like Cream' Online

Sammy Hagar Compares Les Paul Guitars To Muscle Cars

What Do Crocheting And Rock 'N' Roll Have In Common? Deap Vally

Classic Rock Going Country

Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

North Korea Reportedly Execute 12 Musicians

Jay-Z Releases Holy Grail Video Featuring Justin Timberlake

Big Sean in Fall Out Boy's New Video

Thousands of Justin Timberlake Fans Flood 'Take Back The Night' Filming

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Unplugs

Miguel Covers Pink's Just Like A Pill

Eric Church Going In A Different Direction With 'Chief' Follow Up

Kip Moore Has Almost Finished New Album

Juicy J Twerk Tweet Ends Up As Scholarship Competition

Danny Brown's On Stage Sex Act Was Not Planned

Bastille Trace The Best Of British Rock, Including Morrissey's Pompadour

Singled Out: Dulcinea Renee's Pictures Of You

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
The Screen DoorsuperLOUDA Journal of Musical ThingsLloyd Zeffler blogDemolish MagNightwatcher's House of RockCJ ChilversDeja VoodooThe 1st Fivethecopycat.bizHard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter


New Mystery Book from
antiMusic's Dawn Marie Fichera!
.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!

 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2013 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.