Jeremy Erick Facknitz is a singer, songwriter, and composer whose talent shines through in his heartfelt and introspective music.
He has overcome several challenges in his life, including battling depression and alcoholism, living out of his car during a national tour, and being left at the altar by his fiancée.
But through it all, Facknitz’s music remains positive, drawing inspiration from artists like Jim Croce, Gordon Lightfoot, Michael Penn, and Elvis Costello.
In 2016, Facknitz released his latest solo album, “Smilin’ At The Future” which includes the contemplative and hauntingly beautiful single, “There’s No Coming Home Again.”
The song was inspired by Facknitz’s visit to his birthplace of Holly, Michigan, as well as a book by Thomas Wolfe with a similar title. Featuring the soulful vocals of Serenity Holloway, the track showcases Facknitz’s talent as a songwriter and his ability to convey complex emotions through his music.
Facknitz’s music is available on Bandcamp, where fans can find his other albums, including “Gimmick,” “What a Day,” and “Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.” Despite his success as an independent artist, Facknitz remains humble and grateful for the opportunity to share his music with the world.
Facknitz’s unique style blends confessional lyrics with melody and structure that would make even Elvis Costello proud. His songs can be both vulnerable and scathing, showcasing the complexity of the human experience. Facknitz’s music is a testament to the power of music as a tool for healing and self-expression.
With his unwavering optimism and sincere approach to songwriting, Jeremy Erick Facknitz is a true talent in the world of music. His music resonates with fans around the world, and we can’t wait to see what he has in store for us in the future.
I revisited my hometown and didn’t approve of some of the changes I saw. My current self said to my past self “Who the hell are you? Look at you, with your Colorado tan and Colorado license plates. Didn’t you change, too?