Elwood (American musician)

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BornJuly 2, 1970
GenresHip hop, rock, pop
LabelsPalm Pictures/Gobstopper
Past membersPrince Elwood Strickland III
Brian Boland

Elwood is the musical project/collaboration of singer-songwriter Prince Elwood Strickland III (born in North Carolina) and co-producer and songwriter Brian Boland. Strickland worked as a recording engineer at Soho's Greene Street Recording facility where he and Boland met, working with artists such as Tricky, Mos Def, De La Soul, and Adam Yauch. Elwood worked with producer Steve Lillywhite on their debut album The Parlance of Our Time, which was co-released on Palm Pictures and Lillywhite's label, Gobstopper.[1]

Elwood's cover of Gordon Lightfoot's song "Sundown" peaked at #33 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart on July 8, 2000.[2]

Elwood's first album, The Parlance of Our Time, was released May 16, 2000[3] and contains the following tracks:[4]

  1. "Sundown" - 3:59 (a cover of the song of the same name by Gordon Lightfoot)[5]
  2. "Slow" - 4:26
  3. "Red Wagon" - 4:12
  4. "Picture of You" - 4:48
  5. "Forty Five" - 4:31
  6. "Bush" - 2:45
  7. "Peaches" - 3:42
  8. "Dive" - 4:44
  9. "Love Hook" - 4:35
  10. "Stockboy" - 3:46

Elwood's second record was released independently in 2005. Although not a lot is known about this record, it can be heard on Elwood's website, Elwoodmusic.org.


  1. ^ "Elwood - Full Biography". MTV. Archived from the original on August 18, 2010. Retrieved 2007-08-18.
  2. ^ Billboard (selected) Artist Chart History for Elwood
  3. ^ Steven Lichtenstein. "The Parlance of Our Time". PopMatters. Retrieved 2007-08-18.
  4. ^ "Elwood - The Parlance of Our Time". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2007-08-18.
  5. ^ "Elwood : The Parlance of Our Time". Artistdirect. Retrieved 2007-08-18.

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