Plattsville, Ontario, Canada — Brand new Métis artist, Eric Jackson, releases his debut album, ‘Grand’, along with his band, The Willow River Band. Mixing together the best of folk and country music, Grand has songs that come from real life experiences that touch on important and personal topics like residential schools, family conflict, and dreams of the future.
Country and folk music lovers will enjoy the upbeat tunes on ‘Grand’ like the small town hit, ‘Two Churches and a Bar’, and the cover of Jamie Warren’s hit song, ‘One Step Back’. The album also includes some more serious and intimate tunes like ‘Birds of Prey’ and ‘Another Lie’. Those who love deep lyrics with smooth guitar and mandolin riffs will enjoy the album from start to finish. It is available now on all major streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube, and Amazon.
“The chorus [of Two Churches and a Bar] has been stuck in head all day. It’s just so damn catchy; if a person is a country music fan, he’ll have it on repeat throughout the day.” – Jenna Melanson – Canadian Beats
“Birds of Prey by Eric Jackson & The Willow River Band leads listeners on a heartfelt journey that passes through the worlds of Folk Rock and Country. Full of simile and vivid imagery, the lyrics cast a somewhat somber mood and look back on loss, identity, and home.” – Zachary Larson – Jango.com
The debut country/folk album from Métis artist, Eric Jackson is here. Featuring songs about family, love and loss, and real world issues, ‘Grand’ brings deep lyrics to life with strong vocals and smooth and chilling guitar and mandolin riffs. Available now on all major streaming platforms.
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Formed in July 2021, Eric Jackson & The Willow River Band are a new alt-country/folk group that focuses on both original music and covers. The band consists of Eric Jackson (lead vocals), Jake Marsky (lead guitar), and Tyler Craig (mandolin/banjo) and includes session musicians on bass, background vocals, and drums! With strong vocals and highlights of mandolin, banjo, and classic guitar riffs, their music combines the best of country, folk, and easy-listening.
Eric Jackson & The Willow River Band
Name: Eric Jackson
Address: 111 Fennel Street, Plattsville, Ontario, Canada
Email: [email protected]
Press Kit: https://www.ejacksonmusic.ca/press