Eric Arjes

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Eric Arjes
Birth name Eric Christian Arjes
Born (1987-09-01) September 1, 1987 (age 28)
Waverly, IA
Genres Pop rock, alternative rock, country, americana, indie
Occupation(s) Singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist
Instruments vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboards, banjo, mandolin
Years active 2005 – present
Labels Atlantic Records(2008-2011)
Associated acts Camera Can't Lie
Vinyl Hearts

Eric Christian Arjes (born September 1, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist based out of Nashville, TN. He was discovered by and is currently managed by the Grammy Award-winning record producer, Stephen Short. He is best known as frontman and guitarist of the bands Camera Can't Lie and Vinyl Hearts. He is responsible for writing,performing and producing the song, "Shine For Me" by Camera Can't Lie, used in the 2011 and 2012 Lowe's Home Improvement Holiday TV Ads and performing the song "I Am" by Vinyl Hearts, used in the 2013 Dr Pepper One of One TV Ad.[1]

Early Life and Education[edit]

Camera Can't Lie, formed in Owatonna, Minnesota by high school friends Eric Arjes, Kyle Lindsay, Tim Nustad, Gabe Eckers, and Jason Hale were discovered and are currently managed by Grammy Award-winning record producer, Stephen Short.[2] Shortly after beginning their relationship with Stephen two members, Hale and Eckers, left the band and were replaced by Travis Stearns and Josh Bendell. The current lineup includes Arjes and Lindsay. In May 2008, they were signed to Atlantic Records.[3] In June 2009, the band signed a deal with music publisher Peermusic.[4]


Love The Noise[edit]

Love The Noise was released independently in 2005 by Camera Can't Lie. It was later remixed in 2006 by producer Matt Goldman.

Camera Can't Lie EP[edit]

Camera Can't Lie EP was the second album release from the band. It was produced in 2007 by Stephen Short (Augustana, This World Fair).

Days & Days EP[edit]

Days & Days EP was the band's first release for Atlantic Records and is their first release since 2007's self-titled EP. Twenty songs were recorded in 2009 with producer Ron Aniello, the EP featured tracks from the upcoming full-length as well as B-sides not used on the album. The EP is now available on iTunes for a limited time only.

Not Everyone Leaves EP[edit]

The second EP released in 2010 on Atlantic Records as a preview of their full length record.

Shine For me (Single)[edit]

Released in Dec 1, 2011.[5]

The Album[edit]

Full length album released in Nov.13, 2012.[6]

Other work[edit]

The Other Side of the Tracks

A song from Camera Can't Lie's self-titled EP, "Losing You", is featured and made available on the soundtrack for the 2009 independent mystery film, "The Other Side of the Tracks".[7]


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