Local scene in music: Eric Himan returns, Masters of The Universe keep ska alive

AUGUST 30, 2013 by Eric Himan

 .. from Pittsburgh Post Gazette (8/29/13)

Bringing “Gracefully” to life turned out to be more of an adventure than Eric Himan expected.

The neo-soul singer — who was based in Pittsburgh between 2004-07 before moving to Tulsa, Okla. — raised $16,000 through a PledgeMusic fan-sponsored campaign and set off to make an eighth record to be called “Formal.” He was thinking of it as a Motown-meets-Amy Winehouse sort of project.

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