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Erik Hartley

Erik Hartley

Pop / Rock / Folk Santa Barbara, CA  US
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Blue Whiskey
Blue Whiskey
Song for Annie
Song for Annie
So Much More
So Much More
Can't Stay for Dinner
Can't Stay for Dinner
Let Me Be
Let Me Be

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"Tree House" by Erik Hartley ft Sean Harris

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  • Overnight Collides (Artist)
    Overnight Collides
    Great tune's Erik! ...Very Enjoyable! When you get a chance would you listen to a tune & fan us back. it would be greatly appreciated. All the best from Overnight Collides
  • Mo Bic (Artist)
    Mo Bic
    Heyyyy.. Cool stuff - like me, https://www.facebook.com/mobicmusic Thx.. The Album "MEIN BLICKWINKEL" now obtainable at Amazon and Musicload . You will find the ...
  • Raylene Waye (Artist)
    Raylene Waye
    hello Erik, great vocal styling and sound here :) cheers from Sydney!
  • Elmer Pastorius (Artist)
    Elmer Pastorius
    Excellent Music, well blended and structured. Ciao!
  • Netty Mac (Artist)
    Netty Mac
    Nice Song "So Much More".....Nice Lyrics Cheers & have a HUGE day!
  • MilkChris , Hussle boi (B.O.S.S) (Artist)
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    WUS GUCCI APPRECIATE IF U CHECKOUT THE MUSIC GUARANTEE LIKE,COMMENT,RE-POST,FAN,FAV,RECOMEND,CALI-RADO THE MOVEMENT 562@303 #T3AM BU$IN3$$

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  • myspace.com/erikhartleyband - facebook.com/pages/Erik-Hartley-Band/12069011420 - erikhartleyband.com
  • The Future Gallery, 04-04-09. Photo: Sherry Kraft
  • New Dodge Lounge, 03-20-09. Photo: Sherry Kraft

About

Sounds Like: Ernie Halter, Ray Lamontagne, James Taylor, Damien Rice, Jason Mraz

Label: Orangehart Records

Bio: Erik Hartley’s songwriting is intriguingly different than most. Often expressing cynical optimism at the end of a sour relationship, he creates moving melodies and complex lyricism, painting stories that develop a conflicting romantic atmosphere. Every song becomes an auditory, emotional contradi...See Full Bio

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Press

"[Erik Hartley's] album 'Roll Out of Bed' is a masterpiece of eclectic styles that complement his soulful voice and well-crafted lyrics. It’s the type of album that’s ready to skyrocket up the Billboard charts, and that is no exaggeration! His voice is stunning to say the least. If girls are crazy about Bruno Mars, then they are going to be head over heels when they listen to Hartley. The heat that radiates off of his sheer charisma could melt the icecaps ... 5/5 stars"

— Zach Daggy, The Mothpod

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Q: who old where u when u wrote your first song

A: I had been playing piano for a number of years, but I started really trying to write songs a few years after I began playing guitar—back when I was 13. The piano was loud, and in the center of the house, and songwriting has always been a private thing for me. Unlike the piano, I could take my guitar somewhere away from prying ears, and really let my emotions out. My first few songs were nothing special, but one of my favorites, Blue Whiskey, was written in my senior year of highschool.

Asked by Mammsie Graham. Answered on Mon May 28 2012

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