ANDERS OSBORNE'S BLACK EYE GALAXY DEBUTS AT #10 ON THE BILLBOARD HEATSEEKERS CHART
New Orleans-based guitarist/songwriter/singer Anders Osborne
's new album, Black Eye Galaxy
, debuted at #10 on the Billboard
Heatseekers Chart for the week ending May 6, 2012. This is the highest charting album of his career.
Osborne, voted New Orleans' Best Guitarist two years in a row by OffBeat
magazine, is coming off two weeks of stellar performances at The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. USA Today
described one performance as "heavy duty," saying, "Anders Osborne is one of the city's reigning rock guitar heroes and he backed up that title repeatedly. Influences ranging from Jimi Hendrix to fellow JazzFest performer Sonny Landreth and Neil Young echoed in his playing." About the new CD, the paper said, "Black Eye Galaxy
contains fiery anthems and dark confessional songs."
Osborne will hit the road
starting May 9, 2012, touring across the United States. On Friday, May 11 at 5:00pm CST, he will perform live at Waterloo Records
in Austin, Texas. The show, free and open to the public, will be webcast live.