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Bonny Light Horseman Share New Song “Green Rocky Road”

Green/Green 7-Inch Due Out August 7 via 37d03d

Jun 23, 2020

Bonny Light Horseman have shared a new single, “Green Rocky Road,” and announced an upcoming 7-inch single, Green/Green, due out August 7 via 37d03d. “Green Rocky Road” is the A-side of Green/Green. The B-side will be called “Greenland Fishery.” More

Elliott Smith’s Self-Titled LP to Be Reissued With Unreleased Live Album; Hear Bonus Track

Elliott Smith: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition Due Out August 28 via Kill Rock Stars; Listen to “Big Decision (Live at Umbra Penumbra)”

May 21, 2020

From the crushing melodies of Either/Or to the raw honesty of XO, Elliott Smith’s music lives on in hearts of millions. But Kill Rock Stars is giving fans something extra special on August 28: the Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition of Smith’s self-titled second solo album. More

Watch: Fruit Bats - “Humbug Mountain Song” Video

Absolute Loser Due Out May 13 via Easy Sound Recording Co.

Apr 27, 2016

Fruit Bats (the project of Eric D. Johnson) are releasing a new album, Absolute Loser, on May 13 via Easy Sound Recording Co. It’s the first Fruit Bats album since 2011’s Tripper. More

Jul 08, 2011

Like-minded indie rockers Vetiver and Fruit Bats (who also share a label—fancy that!) are heading out on tour together. We have the dates. More


Fruit Bats on “The Pet Parade”

Building a World, One Song at a Time

Mar 04, 2021

Eric D. Johnson is a worldbuilder. Over the course of eight LPs and 20 years, the creative force behind Fruit Bats has populated a dreamy landscape filled with characters all grappling with what it means to be alive. More


Apr 11, 2023

Whether as a former touring member of The Shins, as a Grammy-nominated Bonny Light Horseman alongside Anais Mitchell and Josh Kaufman, or even as the guy who covered Siamese Dream in its entirety during lockdown, chances are you’ve come into contact with the work of Chicagoan Eric D. Johnson. More

Aug 04, 2011

“For Christ’s sake, get these snakes off of me,” begs Eric D. Johnson, the lead singer of Fruit Bats, on the first track of the veteran folk rock band’s new LP. A reasonable request. More