Eric Arjes

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Musical artist

Eric Christian Arjes (born September 1, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. In addition to being the lead vocalist for the pop rock band Camera Can't Lie, he is also known as a songwriter and producer for his work with Tim McGraw, Thompson Square, Gone West, Lonestar, Newsboys, Audio Adrenaline, and Ryan Hurd.[1]

His songwriting and production have been featured in TV shows The Walking Dead, Teen Wolf, and Finding Carter, as well as advertising campaigns for Walmart, Hersheys, Dr Pepper, Pringles, Lowe's, and Fox Sports.


Career

Early career

Arjes and his band, Camera Can't Lie, were discovered by the late Grammy Award-winning producer and mixer Stephen Short, with whom they released a self-titled EP in 2007.[2] After signing with Atlantic Records, the band recorded with producer Ron Aniello and released the Days & Days EP in 2009, followed by the Not Everyone Leaves EP in 2010. The band left Atlantic in 2011 and released their debut full-length album, The Album, in 2012.

Producing and songwriting

Arjes relocated to Nashville, Tennessee in 2011 to focus on producing and songwriting, and in 2013 he signed a publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group.[2] In 2018, Arjes signed with Round Hill Music and Jimmy Robbins' JRM Publishing.[3] His songwriting collaborations with Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd include "Last Turn Home", which appeared on Tim McGraw's 2014 album, Sundown Heaven Town,[4] and was the first songwriting cut in country music for Morris.[5][6] Arjes' songs have been featured on numerous television shows and advertising campaigns, including "Bad Blood," which he co-wrote and performed with The Kills' lead vocalist Alison Mosshart for an episode of The Walking Dead,[7][8] and "Find My Way Back," which was featured in both Teen Wolf and Jane the Virgin.[9] In 2019, his songwriting, production, and guitar playing were featured on the song "Confetti" by Gone West.[10]

Personal life

Arjes married Priscilla Berg on July 9, 2010 in Owatonna, Minnesota.[11]

Select discography

Songs written or produced by Eric Arjes.

Discography
Artist Album Song Credit
Alison Mosshart The Walking Dead Soundtrack (2014) "Bad Blood” Writer / Producer
Audio Adrenaline Sound of the Saints (2015) "So Can I” Writer
Fairground Saints Magic EP (2019) "How It Rolls" Writer
Gone West Tides EP (2019) "Gone West" Vocal Producer
"Home Is Where the Heartbreak Is" Vocal Producer
"Confetti" Writer / Producer
Kyd the Band Francis St. (2018) "Francis St." Writer / Producer
Levi Hummon Drop of Us (2019) "Drop of Us" Writer
Lonestar Never Enders (2016) "Twice" Writer
Newsboys Restart (2013) "That Home" Writer
Thompson Square The Best of Me Soundtrack (2014) "Borrowed Time" Writer
Tim McGraw Sundown Heaven Town (2014) "Last Turn Home" Writer
Tim & Becca Wildsmith Hymns EP (2016) "Before The Throne of God Above" Producer
"Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" Producer
"Nothing But The Blood" Producer
"I Stand Amazed in the Presence" Producer
"It Is Well with My Soul" Producer

References

  1. Lorie Hollabaugh (March 6, 2017). "Universal Music Publishing Group Extends Deal With Eric Arjes". Music Row. https://musicrow.com/2017/03/universal-music-publishing-group-extends-deal-with-eric-arjes/. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Eric Arjes". Universal Music Publishing Group. https://www.umusicpub.com/us/Artists/E/Eric-Arjes.aspx/. 
  3. Jessica Nicholson (September 21, 2018). "Jimmy Robbins Inks New Co-Pub Deal With Round Hill, Signs Eric Arjes To JV". Music Row. https://musicrow.com/2018/09/jimmy-robbins-inks-new-co-pub-deal-with-round-hill-signs-eric-arjes-to-jv/. 
  4. George Varga (August 8, 2017). "Maren Morris on music, bucking stereotypes and those four-letter words". The San Diego Union-Tribune. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/music/sd-et-music-maren-morris-20170803-story.html/. 
  5. NPR Staff (April 1, 2016). "One Year Later, Maren Morris On The Song That Changed Her Life". All Things Considered. https://www.npr.org/2016/04/01/472543486/one-year-later-maren-morris-on-the-song-that-changed-her-life. 
  6. Lauren Tingle (April 10, 2019). "Maren Morris: 10 Prime Hits". CMT News. http://www.cmt.com/news/1793018/maren-morris-10-prime-hits/. 
  7. Brennan Carley (November 24, 2014). "Alison Mosshart Snarls Through New ‘Walking Dead’ Single, ‘Bad Blood’". SPIN. https://www.spin.com/2014/11/alison-mosshart-walking-dead-new-song-bad-blood-stream/. 
  8. Roman Gokhman (November 24, 2014). "Radio Roman: “Bad Blood” – Alison Mosshart & Eric Arjes". RIFF Magazine. https://www.riffmagazine.com/mp3/radio-roman-bad-blood-alison-mosshart-eric-arjes/. 
  9. Olivia Cavallaro (March 3, 2017). "'Jane the Virgin' season 3: Five songs to help you move on from Michael-gate". Blasting News. https://us.blastingnews.com/showbiz-tv/2017/03/jane-the-virgin-season-3-five-songs-to-help-you-move-on-from-michael-gate-001515239.html. 
  10. Melinda Newman (January 17, 2019). "Hear 'Confetti,' the Uplifting Track from Colbie Caillat's New Band, Gone West: Premiere". Billboard. https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/country/8493961/gone-west-colbie-caillat-confetti-premiere. 
  11. "Wedding: Berg – Arjes". Albert Lea Tribune. https://www.albertleatribune.com/2010/10/berg-arjes//. 

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