Every 3 months or so subscribers would receive a 10-inch 3 song vinyl EP in the mail. Each release contained a brand new song, a cover tune, a reworked Crenshaw classic and a digital download card for people who don’t embrace the “warmth of vinyl” mentality.
In total, Crenshaw released 6 EPs. Now that the subscription service has come to an end it’s time to get some of this music out to the public via a new compilation CD called “#392: The EP Collection.”
“#392: The EP Collection” contains 14 tracks of pure Marshall Crenshaw pop rock music. The kind of music that makes you want to rolled down the windows and sing-a-long. The album contains 6 Crenshaw originals and 6 cover tunes all taken from the original EPs. The CD also adds 2 bonus tracks: “Man With Money” written by The Everly Brothers and recorded LIVE by Crenshaw with backing support by The Bottle Rockets plus “Front Page News” a Crenshaw original that has never been released until now.
If you are not familiar with the amazing songs of Marshall Crenshaw then this collection is a great introduction to his new music and will no doubt have you seeking out his entire back catalogue. Buy this collection now and enjoy it for the rest of your life because Crenshaw’s music is truly timeless.
Drumroll please… 10 out of 10 drumsticks!!!
Pat Francis currently hosts the popular comedy/music podcast “Rock Solid,” called 1 of the 8 great music podcasts to put in your ears by USA Today and featuring artists such as Melissa Etheridge, Sammy Hagar and Susanna Hoffs. His frequent appearances on Jimmy Pardo’s top rated podcast “Never Not Funny” are fan favorites. Pat began his entertainment career as a stand-up comic in Chicago, IL. After touring the country and performing in 42 states at comedy clubs and colleges, he relocated to Los Angeles, CA. There he appeared as a comedian on Comedy Central, AMC, the UCB and is a yearly regular at the San Francisco Sketchfest. For the past 5 years he has also served as Co-Host of the yearly event Pardcast-A-Thon which to date has raised over 700,000 for Smile Train. When not entertaining people in person he also makes his living as a Story Producer for reality television programs. It is also important to know that Pat is a monkey in a human mask.