Let it out! Let it out!

by Eric Eckhart

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This collection, culled from six years and three albums, reflects my favorite memories of writing, recording and performing in Ireland and Germany. Each came from a special place and each tells a story that is close to my heart. I hope you enjoy them!

"Hugely enjoyable.... a considerable songwriting and vocal talent... Eric the king" - Hot Press magazine

"A classic songwriter" - Die Tageszeitung

"Beautiful... with a rare honesty... a virtue in today's time...musical revelations that give your aura a warm hug" - Oh Fancy

"One to watch out for" - Irish Times

"Fits beautifully between singer-songwriter and sunny rock swinging sound... rousing" - Alles Ist Pop

"Excellent collection of songs... spectacular... 11 out of 12 stars" - 2 U I Bestow Music Blog

"Epic, powerful" - Westzeit

"Simply rich songs... composed together beautifully" - OPAK

"Above all, honest and authentic" - Music Scan Germany

"So much optimism, hope and insolent youth...a very successful, energetic, mature interpretation of the category "Singer-Songwriter" - Shitesite

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released October 1, 2016

Eric Eckhart - guitars, keyboards, bass, vocals
Fabien Leseure - piano, keyboards, backing vocals
Hans Rohe - guitars
Karl Neukauf - keyboards
Alex Bayer - bass
Peter Cheevers - bass
Achim Färber - drums, percussion
Dave Hingerty - drums, percussion
Tom Fanore - percussion
Sara Thögersen - violin
Friederike Abitz - violin
Benoît Leseure - violin
Nina Hynes - vocals

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Eric Eckhart Berlin, Germany

Eric Eckhart creates songs that instantly connect with you, stay with you as you go about your day & continue to grow in depth and appreciation as time goes by.

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Track Name: The One
You were the one when the dark tried to take me
You were the one from the start
They never saw, but I saw how you saved me
You were the one from the start

When I was young and life was lonely
I traveled each unlucky road
I begged for time but time came slowly
I battled deep, more than you know

You were the one when the world overwhelmed me
You were the one with my heart
They’ll never know, but I know how you saved me
You were the one from the start

When I was young and life was lonely
I traveled each unlucky road
I begged for time but time came slowly
I battled deep, more than you know

I never knew what I felt inside
So blind to the breaks in a fallout shelter
Slow revelry of the parting marches on
From the brave to the dark

When I was young and life was lonely
I traveled each unlucky road
I begged for time but time came slowly
I battled deep, more than you know
Track Name: Running
Wait for me
I keep running towards, keep on running towards
the same sad dream from the night before, from the night before
clipped my wings left my body sore, left my body sore

Chorus:
I'd really love to sleep
I'm finding it hard to tell you what I need

I fled my world, all I've known before, all I've known before
and chased my dreams the life I'm longing for, life I'm longing for
filled my needs. Kept me running towards, kept me running towards

Chorus:
I'd really love to sleep
I'm finding it hard to tell you what I need
I'm finding it hard to let go
of everything I've ever known

I'm breaking it!

I'm shaking off this life I've left behind
and facing all the pain that's left inside
I'm shaking off this life I've left behind
and facing all the pain that's left inside
Track Name: Fall In Love
There’s nothing left to say
There’s nothing in your way
There’s nothing left for you to think upon and on

There’s nothing left for you
There’s no one else to choose
There’s nothing left to do but fall in love

There’s nowhere left to hide
There’s no more asking why
There’s no more ways to think about it one more step come on and shout

There’s no more master plan
There’s no safe place to land
There’s nothing left to do but fall in love

A leap of faith no doubt about it
Words won’t save you now, anyhow

There’s nothing left to say
There’s no more great debate
There’s nothing left to do but fall in love

A leap of faith no doubt about it
Words can’t save you now, anyhow

There’s nothing left to see
There’s no more make believe
There’s nothing left to do but fall in love
Track Name: Lost
This is why we shade the darkness from our eyes
This is where it starts
This is when the fools believe that lovers never part
And I feel lost

This is why we always hurt the ones we love
We never find the gray
We only choose to close our minds and turn and run away
And I feel lost
I fell the roots of sadness twisting up to take my place
And I fear I can’t repair

This is why there’s nothing gained without a cost
I’m trying to let go
I try to let the armor down and feel the breeze blow
This where it hurts and this is why it aches
When you chip away at love the bough begins to break
And I feel lost
I feel it in the moments it’s so hard to open up and I retreat
And I feel lost

This is how it starts, this is where it ends
We go back and forth and backwards once again
This is how it starts, this is where it ends
We go back and forth and backwards once again
Track Name: Katie's Waiting
Still I cannot find
Still I cannot find my home
And there’s no place left for me
No place left where I can go
So it’s one more sad goodbye
One more sad goodbye from me

And it’s hard when you discover that
Hard for you to sit in my place
It’s so strange
It’s hard when you discover that
Hard for you to sit in my place
When Katie’s waiting

Still I cannot hear
Still I cannot hear my heart
And it’s crying out for me
But the distance now has grown too far
And the silence in the night
The silence just won’t let me be

And it’s easy when you compromise
Easier to sit in your place
It’s so safe
It’s easy when you compromise
Easier to sit in your place
When Katie’s waiting

She’s waiting
She’s waiting
Katie’s waiting
Track Name: Pale Yellow Moon
I was lying awake under pale yellow moon
I was holding you close as the stars collide into view, there for you

Every instrument said I was heading for you
Every memory full of a life that I hoped would come true, here with you

We were sailing away under Pale Yellow Moon
Leaving all this behind with shackles of youth
And the bold melody of the heart breaking free always playing

There were days when I felt I’m too shattered and bruised
Had my heart re-arranged feeling tied and twisted In two, then I found you

We were sailing away under Pale Yellow Moon
Leaving all this behind with shackles of youth
And the bold melody of the heart breaking free always playing

And I do know, and I do know, and I do know
And I do know, yes I do know, and I do know
This is our time