EOB - EARTH VINYL (LTD. ED. 180G ORANGE GATEFOLD + 6 LITHOGRAPHS)
LIMITED EDITION 180G ORANGE VINYL GATEFOLD + 6 LITHOGRAPHS
Release Date: 17th April 2020
The Radiohead guitarist finally goes out on his own with his debut solo album. Ed O'Brien, aka EOB, created this collection of ecclectic tracks during some Radiohead downtime and enlisted the likes of Laura Marling, Omar Hakim, Colin Greenwood, David Okumu, Adrian Utley, Nathan East and Glenn Kotche for collaborations throughout. Switching from delicate folk to stomping dance tunes all with O'Brien's signature guitar riffs that will no doubt sound familiar! Earthy.
For Fans Of/You May Also Like: Radiohead, Laura Marling, Thom Yorke, Greg Dulli
"Ed O’Brien never planned to make a solo record. As a guitarist with Radiohead, who over almost three decades and nine albums have established themselves as one of the most innovative and influential musical forces of our time, he thought his artistic side had its outlet and was happy to spend any downtime from Radiohead with his family. But suddenly a switch was flicked and the songs came pouring out of him. That creative surge resulted in an album of rediscovery and adventure by O’Brien under the moniker EOB that deftly veers from moments of delicate folk to euphoric house, its songs seamlessly pinned together by unswerving melodic hooks and candid lyricism. A spirit of collaboration runs through it, from the production team of Flood, Catherine Marks, Alan Moulder and Adam ‘Cecil’ Bartlett to the extraordinary musicians O’Brien assembled to help bring these tracks to life; Omar Hakim, Colin Greenwood, David Okumu, Laura Marling, Adrian Utley, Nathan East and Glenn Kotche."