English singer-songwriter, Wreckless Eric joined David Barr on Tuesday Drive to discuss his upcoming visit to Australia. He’s an original Stiff Records artist, alongside Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, the Damned and Ian Dury. Eric is regarded as on one of the UK’s greatest underground songwriters. His classic ‘Whole Wide World’ has been covered by the Monkees, Green Day, the Replacements, the Proclaimers and even Will Ferrell.
Wreckless Eric will be performing completely solo with electric and acoustic guitars for his first Australian tour since 1980.
He’s playing at the Factory Theatre in Marrickville on Thursday 15 with special guests Reg Mombassa and Peter O’Doherty (Mental As Anything/Dog Trumpet) and Nic Dalton (Half a Cow Records/The Lemonheads), you can buy tickets here.
He’s also doing a second show at Petersham Bowling Club with special guest Natalie de Silva, you can get tickets here.