"Seven Worlds" is Eric Johnson's 'pre-debut' album, a recording completed before 1986's "Tones" (actually pre-dating Van Halen I), but not released until now. The CD shows why, back in the late '70s and early '80s that the Texas guitarist was being hailed by Guitar Player and other magazines as the greatest unknown player of his time. His talent on the guitar clearly shines through, and his development at that time was high enough to warrent media attention. The album features three instrumental custs, "Zap", "Winter Came" and "A Song For Life". Solos, such as those on "Zap" and "By Your Side" make "Seven Worlds" an essential recording for EJ fans.
|06:14||Alone With You||Vocal|
|02:41||I Promise I Will Try||Vocal|
|03:48||Turn The Page||Vocal|
|03:00||A Song For Life||Instrumental|
|03:38||By Your Side||Vocal|
|Eric Johnson||Guitars, Fender Rhodes, Piano, Vocals, Lap Steel, Acoustic Guitar, Bass|
|Jay Aaron Podolnick||Background Vocals, Production, Engineering, Additional Insert Photography|
|David Dennard||Bass, Sitar|
|Liza Farrow||Background Vocals|
|Linda Wetherby||Background Vocals|
|Viola De Gamba||Background Vocals|
|Christopher Cross||Background Vocals|
|Nick Phelps||Trumpet, Flutes|
|Jimmy Martin||Counterpart Arrangement at the end of the Chorus on "Turn The Page"|
|Bill Ham||Executive Production|
|Greg Klinginsmith||Engineering Assistance|
|Larson Lundahl||Engineering Assistance|
|Phil York||Engineering Assistance|
|Tom Wright||Cover Photography, Band Photography|
|Jason Thompson||Layout, Design|
|Recorded at Odyssey Sound and Pecan Street, Austin.
Mixed at Autumn Sound, Dallas and Air Studios, London.
Mastered at Gateway Mastering Studio, Portland, ME.