Jul 062014

written by David Foster, Tom Keane & Cynthia Weil

The end of May 2014 saw a special Japanese-only release by R&B star Eric Benet entitled “From E To U: Volume 1.” This project is a collection of pop and soul covers of hit songs from the likes of Hall & Oates, Christopher Cross, Journey, Earth, Wind & Fire and several others. Those who loved Benet’s great reworking of the Toto classic “Georgy Porgy” or his 2005 David Foster-produced cd “Hurricane” already witnessed the singer’s passion for quality pop and soul music of the late seventies and early eighties. “From E To U: Volume 1” reinforces this commitment with a handful of elegant songs modernized by Benet with his longtime collaborator Demonte Posey.

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Mar 312013


written by Eric Benet, Dean Parks & Danny Peck

Eric Benet’s “Hurricane” is the third album by the talented R&B singer/songwriter. Released in June 2005, it presented in its tracklist a handful of refined songs produced by David Foster and Humberto Gatica. Those tunes were recorded a couple of years earlier and, compared to Benet’s previous, modern R&B efforts, show a different side of the singer, more intimate and acoustic.

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Nov 132005

Written by David Foster, Eric Benet & Amy Foster-Gillies

“The Last Time” is a sublime modern torch song that singer Eric Benet recently created with David Foster and Foster’s daughter, Amy Foster-Gillies. Benet’s gorgeous singing on this composition is reminiscent of the beauty and style of black legends like Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. Continue reading »