We’re Definitely The Lucky Ones
Eric Luttrell Is Back
After a whirlwind 2019, Eric Luttrell released his acclaimed debut solo album ‘Into Clouds’ on Anjunadeep. The prolific San Francisco native makes a swift return to the UK imprint with his second LP ‘Lucky Ones’. Firstly, Eric kicks off the EP this spring and embarks on his most extensive headline tour to date. For example, the tour includes 23 North American shows that have been revealed so far. In addition, this includes a performance at the iconic Coachella festival. Finally, Eric Luttrell has more tour dates to be announced.
First breaking into electronic music as part of the OWSLA-affiliated trio The M Machine, Eric launched his solo project in 2016. For instance, artists widely supported his ‘Need You’ EP. In addition, Anjunadeep catalog favorites ‘Generate’ EP and Annie Mac’s Hottest Record In The World ‘Intergalactic Plastic’ followed in quick succession. Likewise, critics and fans highly-praise this album, which reached #2 on iTunes Dance Album charts in USA and Canada and #8 in the Official UK Dance Album Charts. Luttrell’s unique brand of quirky melodic house and techno has cemented his name as one of the scenes most hotly tipped talents. As a result, this opened doors to working with Moby, Tycho, Jai Wolf, and Blossoms all of whom commissioned remixes from Eric.
We’re Definitely The Lucky Ones
Whereas ‘Into Clouds’ examined the transitional periods of life, and was reflective of Eric’s mindset at the time of recording, ‘Lucky Ones’ is a celebration. For example, The EP is anchored in themes of gratitude. Likewise, the LP is a collection of 11 meticulously crafted cuts that see him draw from a deep pool of personal influences. For instance, this includes the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and The Prodigy, his love for San Francisco and Burning Man, time spent as a student in Berlin, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, and even winning the US TV game show, The Price Is Right.
Luttrell offers up a first taster of his new LP with the new club cut, ‘My Friend The Sun’. For instance, the track bolsters an enigmatic vocal sample with an array of percussion and catchy synth stabs. In addition, Luttrell’s first album single demonstrates why he’s been championed by the likes of Annie Mac, Phil Taggart, Kolsch, Lane 8, Mixmag and Billboard. In conclusion, the album marks a statement return for the San Franciscan ahead of his anticipated second studio album.
“Luttrell is carving out a distinctly different sound” – Mixmag
“To me, this is what dance music is all about – so evocative, transcendent. It’s just beautiful” – Phil Taggart (BBC Radio 1)
“His colorful, meticulously composed rhythms & melodies are equally enveloping and invigorating” – Indie Shuffle
‘Lucky Ones’ is available to pre-order now via Anjunadeep, digitally, on CD and on limited edition 2×12” Vinyl with Luttrell motif die-cut slipcase. To clarify, the album is out March 13, 2020, via Anjunadeep
Pre-order the LP here . In addition, the lead single ‘My Friend The Sun’, is out today (January 8).
‘LUCKY ONES’ TRACKLIST
What Do You Feel?
My Friend The Sun
Some Other Time
‘LUCKY’ ONES NORTH AMERICA TOUR 2020
2 – Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, Utah
3 – Effex Night Club, Albuquerque, New Mexico
4 – Bluebird Theater, Denver, Colorado
9 – 45 East, Portland, Oregon
10 – The Showbox, Seattle, Washington
11 – Celebrities Nightclub, Vancouver, British Columbia
12 – Coachella, Indio Polo Fields, California
16 – The Mohawk, Austin, Texas
17 – Stereo Live Houston, Houston, Texas
18 – Stereo Live Dallas, Dallas, Texas
19 – Coachella, Indio Polo Fields, California
23 – Miramar Theatre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
24 – Concord Music Hall, Chicago, Illinois
25 – Exchange Nightclub, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 – 1015 Folsom, San Francisco, California
2 – Shady Park, Tempe, AZ
7 – Magic Stick, Detroit, Michigan
8 – L’Astral, Montreal, Quebec
9 – CODA, Toronto, Ontario
14 – The Sinclair, Cambridge, Massachusetts
15 – Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
16 – 9:30 Club, Washington, District of Columbia
17 – Hangout Fest, Gulf Shores, Alabama
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