Jump to content

Lefsetz Letter - Recent Update


Recommended Posts

From: Eric Carmen

Subject: Berlin Finale

Hi Bob, 

Thank you for kind words.

“ Boats” was my most personal work and of all of my albums,  means the most to me. 

Not many people know that I wrote every song in the order I wanted them to appear on the album…the order I wanted them heard ..to tell a story (my story).  However, the record company reversed the order against my will.  Not sure if it will make a difference to you, but if you start with the last track and go in reverse, you will hear that story . 

Happy New Year and all the best to you in 2024. 

Peace,

Eric

______________________________________

Subject: Re: Final Berlin

Even though I played bass on Eric’s first solo album, I listen to Boats much more often. So rich in imagery and personal emotion.

“Love is all that matters” is my favorite Eric Carmen song. It even made my (pre-planned) Celebration of Life event soundtrack!

Stephen Knill

  • Like 6
  • Thanks 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Wow! Eric lives! I hope a lot of people get to read that. I mean, Eric himself has posted those same sentiments here, but it's nice to see them show up elsewhere.  

How many here get the Lefsetz Letter? 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks for posting, I'm a bit behind on my reading.

Bob Lefsetz pulls no punches and is always a good read.

Speaking of good reads, check out LC's magnum opus on Boats, if you missed it.  Definitely a worthwhile read!

I like Stephen Knill's choice of tunes... Love Is All That Matters, indeed!

😏

 

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...