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Eric Martin, 60, looks almost unrecognisable as he appears live on Today Extra

You’ll never guess what Eric Martin of Mr. Big looks like now: Glam rocker, 60, looks almost unrecognisable as he appears live on Today Extra and performs the band’s hit To Be With You

Mr. Big is one of the biggest glam rock bands around, known for hits including To be With You and Wild World. 

And on Wednesday, lead singer Eric Martin surprised devoted fans when he made an appearance on Today Extra

The 60-year-old American star appeared on the show via a live cross and looked barely recognisable without his long, eighties-style hair. 

You’ll never guess what Eric Martin of Mr. Big looks like now: On Tuesday, Glam rocker, 60, looked almost unrecognisable as he appeared live on Today Extra and performed the band’s hit To Be With You. Pictured in 1992

Eric looked thrilled to appear on the show and looked different with short dark locks and glasses. 

During the interview, Eric spoke about the band’s smash hit, To Be With You and said how much he loves watching the video still. 

‘I love seeing that video… it’s great, fantastic definitely… 30 years ago when I was a lot younger. But, you know, still feels good seeing it,’ he said. 

Familiar face: Eric looked thrilled to appear on the show and looked different with short dark locks and glasses

Familiar face: Eric looked thrilled to appear on the show and looked different with short dark locks and glasses

Eric confirmed that he wrote the song in a bid to impress a woman named Patricia who he had a crush on in his younger years. 

‘I was trying to impress my sister’s girlfriends,’ he began.

‘We had a big old tree in the front yard and I used to play these songs. I would open up like a Mother Goose nursery book or something like that, I would sing songs and write these lyrics.’

He added: ‘I wrote To Be With You about a special friend of mine, named Patricia, who I completely loved. But I misconstrued the situation. She just wanted to be my friend. She liked this guitar player in the band and he wasn’t giving her the time of day and I was like, ‘I’m right here!’  

Reflecting: During the interview, Eric spoke about the band's smash hit, To Be With You and said how much he loves watching the video still. Eric confirmed that he wrote the song in a bid to impress a woman named Patricia who he had a crush on in his younger years

Reflecting: During the interview, Eric spoke about the band’s smash hit, To Be With You and said how much he loves watching the video still. Eric confirmed that he wrote the song in a bid to impress a woman named Patricia who he had a crush on in his younger years

At the end of the chat, Eric played a rendition of To Be With You on his guitar.

Mr. Big was one of the biggest glam metal bands around and was formed in Los Angeles in 1988 and starred Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan and Pat Torpey. 

They’re known for hits including Just Take My Heart, Wild World and To Be With You.

They recently celebrated their 30th anniversary.

Success: Mr. Big was one of the biggest glam metal bands around and was formed in Los Angeles in 1988 and starred Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan and Pat Torpey. Pictured on stage in Spain in 2017

Success: Mr. Big was one of the biggest glam metal bands around and was formed in Los Angeles in 1988 and starred Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan and Pat Torpey. Pictured on stage in Spain in 2017

Eric recently told Cryptic Rock about the band’s journey over the years, saying it’s ‘been kind of a rollercoaster ride.’

‘The big part of this band and how it stayed together for so long, sometimes we get along, sometimes we don’t, but we do have much respect for one another,’ he said. 

He also reflected on the loss of bandmate Pat Torpey, who died in February 2018 after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. 

‘And Pat Torpey, his loss, it’s hard for me to even speak about it. You never met a greater drummer and person than Pat,’ he said.  

Reflective: Eric recently told Cryptic Rock about the band's journey over the years, saying it's 'been kind of a rollercoaster ride'

Reflective: Eric recently told Cryptic Rock about the band’s journey over the years, saying it’s ‘been kind of a rollercoaster ride’

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