28 Mar 14
Where’s Eric! has several copies of the Audio Fidelity limited edition re-issue of Eric Clapton’s Behind The Sun to give away. Plus, all Where’s Eric! Facebook friends and e-newsletter recipients can take advantage of an exclusive 20% discount offer when purchasing it direct from Audio Fidelity!
Audio Fidelity of Camarillo, California will reissue a remastered version of Eric Clapton’s blockbuster 1985 album, Behind The Sun, on April 1 in a limited, numbered edition. This 24K+ Hybrid SACD release was mastered by Steve Hoffman at Stephen Marsh Mastering. At the manufacturing plant, the digitially encoded music is etched in real time on the disc’s surface. The result is a 24K+ Hybrid SACD with the warm sound of analog that’s playable on any SACD or CD player.
Behind The Sun was Eric Clapton’s 9th studio album. Backed by a stellar line-up of musicians and produced by Phil Collins, Lenny Waronker and Rod Templeman, the album spawned the Top 40 hits “Forever Man” and “See What Love Can Do” that allowed him to reach a wider audience. EC didn’t abandon his old music, he just blended it more effectively and brought the flavor up to date with the more electronic sound of ’80s radio. Behind The Sun also had a heavy dose of soul with a great version of Eddie Floyd’s “Knock On Wood”. Of course, there’s a nod to EC’s blues roots with the brilliant eight minute track, “Same Old Blues” which has some of his most electric playing of the era.
The Behind The Sun sessions featured Toto guitarist Steve Lukather and drummer Jeff Porcaro, guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, legendary Stax bassist Duck Dunn and Eric’s long-time collaborators, drummer Jamie Oldaker, keyboardist Chris Stainton and vocalist Marcy Levy. Joining him the studio for the first time were bassist Nathan East and keyboardist Greg Phillinganes. With these sessions, EC’s voice had a rich new depth and the recording showcased blistering guitar solos, a high-octane R&B beat and a slick synthesizer-backed production, that was well-suited for the ’80s pop-rock market.
To get the exclusive Where’s Eric! 20% discount code for purchasing Behind The Sun direct from Audio Fidelity, check your inbox for an email from Where’s Eric! or get the code on our Facebook page on March 30th. You’ll then be able to order it at audiofidelity.net beginning Tuesday, April 1 and enter the code when prompted at checkout. The discount can only be applied towards the purchase of Behind The Sun and not other Audio Fidelity releases. You don’t get our e-newsletters with Eric Clapton news and concert announcements? Register for them here. They’re free! To follow WE! on Facebook, click LIKE by visiting us at facebook.com/whereseric.
ENTER TO WIN “BEHIND THE SUN” ON 24K+ HYBRID SACD FROM WE! AND AUDIO FIDELITY NOW!
It’s easy! Send an email to [email protected] with the subject header BEHIND THE SUN by 6 April 2014. In the body of the email, include your FULL NAME and POSTAL ADDRESS. One entry per person. All qualified entrants will be entered in a random draw. Winners will be notified by email.
Eric Clapton: Behind The Sun Track List
Audio Fidelity AFZ175
24K+ Hybrid SACD Released 1 April 2014
01. She’s Waiting
02. See What Love Can Do
03. Same Old Blues
04. Knock On Wood
05. Something’s Happening
06. Forever Man
07. It All Depends
08. Tangled In Love
09. Never Make You Cry
10. Just Like A Prisoner
11. Behind The Sun
Contest Rules: No purchase necessary. Contest starts 27 March and ends 6 April 2014 at 23:59 (UK). One entry per person. Multiple entries and incomplete entries will result in disqualification. Where’s Eric! is not responsible for the timeliness of delivery or electronic or computer malfunctions that may affect the delivery or content of entry. Five winners will be selected in a random draw from all eligible entries on or about 6 April 2014 and notified by email. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. No substitution or cash equivalent will be made. All decisions of Where’s Eric! Staff are final. Winners should allow 5-6 weeks for delivery of prize.