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Fruit Bats

Musician, Fruit Bats

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Fi - Hi Podcast Ep 42 : Eric D. Johnson of Fruit Bats on "Trace" by Son Volt.

Eric D. Johnson is the frontman and creative force behind the critically acclaimed band Fruit Bats.  He is also a record producer and composer who has contributed music to many films including Our Idiot Brother, starring Paul Rudd, Zooey Deschanel, and Elizabeth Banks.  He also appeared as an actor in the 2014 award winning Reese Witherspoon film Wild.  After issuing a solo album under the name EDJ, Johnson released Absolute Loser his first album under the Fruit Bats name in 5 years.  American Songwriter Magazine stated, "Despite the downbeat album title, Johnson has crafted winning, uplifting music that's inspirational, even rousing, under any name."

Originally aired during Fidelity High Radio on WXNA 101.5 FM Nashville - Sunday, June 4th 2017.

Music Featured in this episode...

Son Volt - Windfall
Fruit Bats - Humbug Mountain Song

 

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