Gulf Coast Highway
In the two years since he joined Alligator, Eric Lindell has blossomed from regional cult artist to rising star with a burgeoning national fan base. His two critically acclaimed releases have won him loads of AAA and Americana radio airplay, national television exposure, a crowded tour schedule and nearly 25,000 units scanned. GULF COAST HIGHWAY shows Eric reaching new songwriting and performing peaks in an album sure to boost his popularity. On GULF COAST HIGHWAY, Eric Lindell takes his songwriting to new heights on an infectious set of soul-infused, instantly memorable roots music anthems in the tradition of Van Morrison and Delbert McClinton. It's full of righteous grooves and punchy guitar fueled R&B rave-ups, heartfelt ballads and funky second-line rhythms. Lindell throws some honky tonk spice into play as well, with frisky versions of songs by Buck Owens, Delbert McClinton and Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson.