New single “Childsplay” from cinematic folk artist East of Eli. His music is an infectious blend of cinematic folk and modern electronic sounds. “Childsplay” charted in the top 10 on iTunes Dance charts. East of Eli has been praised by such media outlets as People Magazine, Huffington Post, American Songwriter, Hollywood Life and more.
East of Eli has received critical acclaim with American Songwriter noting West as an artist on the rise as well as being featured in such high-profile outlets as People Magazine, Hollywood Life, New York Post, Hallmark’s “Home and Family,” and more. East of Eli has also found success selling out top venues in the US including Los Angeles’s Troubadour and New York’s Knitting Factory as well headlining a sold out European tour in such cities as Paris, London, Berlin, Copenhagen and more including a special performance at Liverpool’s famed Cavern Club where they received their ceremonial brick and future residency. Touring with his devoted wife and featured singer Chyler Leigh (Supergirl, Grey’s Anatomy), East of Eli has established a dedicated and fervent fan base worldwide.
“Childsplay” details the feelings of falling in love for the first time and features his wife actress Chyler Leigh (Supergirl, Grey’s Anatomy) on backing vocals. The electro pop single is a poignant coming of age story with West brilliantly detailing the confusion, excitement and anticipation of first love. West confides “the reason behind the song was to help my son navigate the next five years of his life as he winces ever closer to the ‘coming of age’ years in his life. I felt sharing my experience would give him much needed insight and perspective on what he may expect and also let him know he has someone on his side that can relate to on his own journey”.
East of Eli has received critical acclaim with American Songwriter noting West as an artist on the rise. East of Eli has also found success performing at top venues throughout Southern California including the House of Blues and Soho House.