Currently living in Morgantown, WV, Eric is the son of a nurse (Mary Jane Lewis) and a truck driver (Frank Edward Lewis), Eric Lewis was born at the United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, WV in 1972. When he was three, his family moved from the small, unincorporated, town of McWhorter, WV to Clarksburg. He attended Linden grade school where he started taking an interest in music.

After graduating Washington Irving High School in 1990 he attended West Virginia University, where he was an active player in the local music scene. After graduating with a B.S. in Geology in 1995, he reconnected with some of his college band mates in Baltimore, MD. In the five years that Once Hush was together, they released three albums independently while touring the east coast and mid-west of America. After they disbanded in 2000, Eric went on to release four solo albums.

He currently performs 40-60 dates per year in West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania as an acoustic artist and with his 80's tribute band 80's Enough. FYOG is the latest songwriting project of Eric Lewis and he has credits with MTV and has recently signed songs with Crucial, Sus3, and Washington St. Publishing.