Ellis Paul

Ellis feature in The Examiner

The Examiner

Monday, August 1, 2011

by Kevin Yeanoplos

Ellis feature in The Examiner
"In another life and time, acclaimed singer songwriter Ellis Paul was an accomplished distance runner. And although he hasn’t run competitively in years, he’s still running circles around his songwriting peers.

The gifted lyricist’s music career began almost as an afterthought. A successful high school track career resulted in an athletic scholarship to Boston College. But it was only after hurting his knee during his junior year that Paul picked up a six-string to ease the boredom of his suddenly underutilized life.

There’s nothing like a little unplanned physical adversity and its attendant introspection to nudge you towards musical medication."

-Kevin Yeanoplos

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