Eddy Mann
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Eddy Mann

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2014

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Established on Jan, 2014
Solo Folk Rock




"'Dig Love' Review"

On "Dig Love", Eddy Mann expands his folk roots to include elements of blues, jazz, and pop. The results are outstanding. "Dig Love" plays like an Elmore Leonard novel: surprisingly, impossibly cool. Eddy Mann exudes a subdued East Coast swagger that resonates in his voice and excellent guitar work. From track to track, Eddy's diverse sounds echo the greats: "Rise Up" recalls Mark Knopfler's early Dire Straits; "What I Do" echoes Buffett's island funk; and my favorite track, "I Am, I Was And I Will Be Yours" has a rhythm section worthy of modern Springsteen.

Eddy Mann has an uncanny ability to blend styles and tempos into a sound unique to himself. Whether funky blues like "You, You Make Me Feel" and "I'm Setting My Mind On You" or reflectively quiet on "Seize The Moment" and the striking "Another Trip Around The Sun", "Dig Love" plays like a carefully constructed and cohesive album, its sum equally great as its parts.

Lyrically, "Dig Love" balances simple reflection ("Seize the moment/Embrace the hour/Faithfully weather the gale") with quirky, almost amusing bluesy quips (telling God he's "dialed in right smack on You"). It makes the album fun. There is no way anyone can listen to this album and not be in a better mood as a result.

As you can infer, "Dig Love" is about, well, love. Love in all forms. Love of God. Love of others. Love of life. It offers hope in abundance. Unabashed hope in a time filled with despair. There is a track called "Love Is Splendiferous". It doesn't get much more direct than that.

With "Dig Love", Eddy Mann has written an album that has appeal across generations -- a sound at once classic and contemporary. Give it a spin. You'll be surprised when you find yourself humming it's hooks and melodies long after you listen. Need proof? See "Home Again". Christian folk blues with swag. How cool is that? - Altarwork.com

"'Dig Love' Review (Excerpt)"

To record American-flavoured songs able to hold the listener through an album's length requires a deft musical touch and the ability to come with simple
rocky songs. Both the jaunty opener "Rise Up" and the ballad "Seize the Moment" are just that, having strong melodies on which Eddy's rich voice, helped out
by some self-sung harmonies, are excellent. Best of all is the choppy-rhythmic "I'm Setting My Mind on You" which has some skillfully fluid electric guitar interjections.

Eddy has the ability to spell out his thoughts and feelings clearly and unequivocally, and the songsmith, based in Philadelphia, PA has come up with possibly his best album. - Tony Cummings, Cross Rhythms


'Dig Love' (2014)
'POP' (2013)
'Re-Imagine' (2013)
'Who We Are' (2012)
'Something Beautiful & New' (2011)
'The Twelve' (2011)
'Yes Indeed' (2008)
'Dyo' (2003)
'Soul du Jour' (2000)



Eddy Mann's a... musician, singer-songwriter, teacher, speaker, coach, husband, and father... whether you know him as one or more of these people, you know his heart; you know his love; you know his passion for life.

Though his past has been playful and colorful at times, it also has been constant in its vision. It's always been a vision of hope, peace and understanding through the eyes of a loving heart.

Eddy's performed nationwide as a soloist and also with various supporting bands. He's released six CD's and written countless songs for film and the arts. On any night you can find him in a coffeehouse, in concert, or at a conference.

His greatest earthly joy is his family... his wife Susan, daughters Ashley and Maddy, beagle Molly, g-kids Joey, Layla and Lexi and his sponsored children Gian, Emerita and Claudia.

Eddy's latest project is a fresh collection of songs that were created with a vision of love. American roots rock with a respectful folk influence that lyrically presents an idyllic peaceful view of the world. This is an epic love album that will
warmly reside in your heart. Look for the scheduled release on July 22, 2014.

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