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Wreckless Eric: Le Beat Group Electrique / The Donovan of Trash

Reissues of Wreckless Eric’s comeback albums following his productive years at Stiff and a near decade of silence.

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Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby: Two-Way Family Favourites

The perils of putting out a record of “Family Favourites” or cover songs that two people in love enjoy singing together reveals this can be a dangerous prospect.

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The Power of a Good Cover: A Conversation with Wreckless Eric and Amy Rigby

It was a cover that brought Wreckless Eric and Amy Rigby together and a string of covers that honed and solidified their live act. With the release of Two-Way Family Favorites, the real question for this eccentric duo is not “Why a covers album?” but instead, “What took you so long?”

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21 Oct 2008 // 12:00 AM

Wreckless Eric and Amy Rigby

Grey, unshaven, and a good inch shorter than Amy Rigby, Wreckless Eric lived up to his name as he rambled and raged, yet still found time to moon over his new bride.

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8 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Wreckless Eric: Big Smash

One of the very few songwriters to have been covered by Cliff Richard and Die Toten Hosen, the Monkees, and Yo La Tengo. Oh, and Will Ferrell.

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