12 Dec 12
In celebration of the 35-year anniversary of the “Slowhand” album, Universal Music and Talent House are releasing the guitar tabs to ‘Cocaine’ and asking aspiring guitarists to submit videos of their best instrumental cover version of the song viaTalent House. All submissions will be compiled into an orchestral cover of the song and released through Eric Clapton’s official website ericclapton.com and respective social media properties. The deadline for submissions is January 23, 2013. Voting will take place the following week and winners announced on February 6. One grand-prize winner will receive a Fender ‘Blackie’ Guitar; a super-deluxe edition and vinyl LP version of the re-released “Slowhand” album and exposure for their submission through Eric Clapton’s Facebook page. Plus, the “People’s Choice” – the highest voted guitarist – will receive a super-deluxe edition of the re-released “Slowhand” album and exposure for their submission through EC’s Facebook page. For complete details and contest rules, visit talenthouse.com/become-part-eric-clapton-guitar-symphony. The Eric Clapton Guitar Symphony contest is sponsored by Talent House in conjunction with Universal Music Enterprises. Complete contest rules available here.