Eric started playing the bass guitar at the start of the '60s before changing to keyboards. He returned to the music of The Shadows in the early ‘90s. First as lead guitarist then bass guitarist in The Silver Shadows.
He has brought a new dimension to the band recreating the sounds of the Norrie Paramor Orchestra which were so prominent on many Shadows recordings in the '60s.
As well as The Bourne Again Shadows, Eric also plays bass guitar in a country music band.