Mike Errico, “Count to Ten”

Mike Errico, “Count to Ten”

Lilting and lovely…You’ll wanna go there, we promise. – Guitar World I pass in too little time Too fast you slip from my mind I cast you here and I see you shine Over and over again Over and over I count to ten Blink and I see you then Hiding like spies among desperate lives Til we meet again Lightning in luminous beams Lost kings and exiled queens Waiting in the garden of only a dream I want you I need you I miss you “Count To Ten” written by Mike Errico, Angie Pollock (Sky Blue Coupe De Ville Music, ASCAP/ Angie Pollock) Mike Errico: Vocals, guitars, percussion Matt Beck: Guitars Ethan Eubanks: Drums Jeff Hill: Bass Angie Pollock: Backing vocals Andrew Sherman: String arrangements Rob Moose (violin), Hiroki Taguchi (viola), Garo Yellin (cello) Cover art by Angela Errico “I wanted it to feel like you’ve walked into a fantastical place that you can’t quite pin down.” (Interview, originally published in Guitar World): The “Count to Ten” video feels like you’re walking in a dream. How was that vibe created? Thanks. The minute the song was done, I noticed that it had something special, so doing a video was a natural next step. I shot the footage using the 8mm app on my iPhone. I’ve done that once before, for an acoustic guitar version of Tom Waits’ “Johnsburg, Illinois,” which is the same record, Wander Away, and I just really love the mood those old timey filters provide. The whole record has that lush, otherworldly vibe, to me. Where did you shoot? Well, that’s kinda funny, because we...
VIDEO: Packing My Bags, Mike Errico

VIDEO: Packing My Bags, Mike Errico

BUY ON iTUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/mike-errico/id3567281 Packing my bags again I can’t believe I’m packing my bags again I can’t believe you still can’t see me yet I’m packing my bags I’m packing my bags and letting go All this time and all I know I went all in, I watched you fold I’m packing my bags Why believe You’re ever gonna see Anything Differently I’m packing my bags and giving up The worthless stuff that cost too much A little faith would have been enough I’m packing my bags Mike Errico, “Packing My Bags” from 2007’s ALL IN on Tallboy 7 records. The video is set to “Road Dreams,” directed by Dan Carey. Editing by Brian Berkowitz. Tune in for music, shows, announcements, giveaways, videos and all that stuff, here: Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Bandcamp || Pandora Tallboy 7,...
April Issue of Guitar World: Mike Errico on Percussive Acoustic Guitar Playing

April Issue of Guitar World: Mike Errico on Percussive Acoustic Guitar Playing

In the April, 2014 issue of Guitar World, I explain my percussive acoustic guitar playing techniques and how they can inspire songwriting. The article has transcriptions of the grooves for “Springtime” and “1000 Miles,” and the web site features bonus video content. I had a great time writing it and filming with the GW crew. It’s on newsstands now, or available at the Guitar World Online Store. “Beat It: A Guide to the Inspired Techniques of Percussive Acoustic Guitar Playing” Bonus video content from the...
Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Diminished Blues Run

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Diminished Blues Run

Inspired by Charlie Parker, it’s a good way to get from here to there. Enjoy, and see if it sparks something in your own playing. As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Expensive Blues

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Expensive Blues

Hammer-ons, position jumps, string skipping…all at an unbeatable price. Enjoy, and see if it sparks something in your own playing. iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/mike-errico/id3567281 As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Fun Country Lick

Mike Errico Guitar Lesson: Fun Country Lick

A chicken pickin/double stop/pedal steel combo plate, done on my ’67 Gretsch. Enjoy it, and see if it sparks something in your own playing. As always, the official site updates regularly with any news/changes: http://www.errico.com. More iTunes || Bandcamp || Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Tumblr || Tallboy 7, Inc. Box 20463 NY NY...
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