Articles tagged eels

13 Apr 2015 // 1:06 AM

Eels: Royal Albert Hall

What becomes of the broken-hearted? They go to an Eels gig, obviously.

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Incidental Music: An Interview with Mark Oliver Everett of EELS

Parallel universes, profound family tragedies, yelling at cats and releasing three albums in just over a year. EELS take their act out on the road one more time, but not without talking to PopMatters first.

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Eels + Jessica Hoop: 1 October 2010 - Chicago

Eels returned to Chicago to play a 90-minute set that was heavy on rock 'n' roll and light on soft vulnerabilities.

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Eels: 26 September 2010 - Washington D.C.

What do the Eels and ZZ Top have in common? More than you might expect...

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Hard Luck and Hard Work: An Interview with the Eels’ Mark Oliver Everett

The Eels' Mark Oliver Everett (aka "E") discusses his latest LP, Tomorrow Morning, reveals what the Eels and Prince have in common, why he hopes his next book is boring, discusses the dangers of being bearded around police officers.

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Eels End Times (12 Major Chords) Releasing: 19 January That lovely little number a short while ago brings a whole album along with it later this month,

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If there was a checklist for Eels archetypes, “Little Bird”, the first track to see the light of day from the band’s forthcoming LP

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31 May 2009 // 9:05 PM

Eels: Hombre Lobo

There's a temptation to resist this material for what it isn't--namely another set of gorgeous downer dirges that he is so skilled at writing and performing. But Hombre Lobo is perhaps Everett's most consistent "character work" to date.

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Nine years ago this week, Eels released Daisies of the Galaxy, a record of which PopMatters’ Fred Kovey said: “The melodies are old and familiar,

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Things the Grandchildren Should Know by Mark Oliver Everett

"To all the crazy girls I loved before: thank you, but I'm just too tired now."

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7 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

Eels: Useless Trinkets

Totaling 74 songs (not counting the DVDs), that's a lotta Eels! So it's surprising that these two collections leave you wanting to hear even more.

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	Eels: Eels with Strings: Live at Town Hall [DVD]

In its best moments, Live at Town Hall completely draws you in, and when it's not reaching those lofty heights, it's still a solid performance.

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3 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

Eels: Blinking Lights and Other Revelations

The Kurt Vonnegut of Rock delivers his masterwork, Blinking Lights and Other Revelations, a sprawling 33 song autobiographical epic spanning two discs that took seven years to complete.

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30 Jun 2003 // 10:00 PM

Eels: Shootenanny

Over the past eight years, as pop music has grown more static, Mr. E and his Eels have quietly evolved, and, along the way, churned out consistently interesting and compelling albums.

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28 Mar 2002 // 10:00 PM

Eels: Souljacker

Souljacker is as strong as any of Eels previous albums, but even crawling through the muck there is a lot more joy and life here than heard before.

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13 Mar 2000 // 2:00 PM

Eels: Daisies of the Galaxy

Daisies of the Galaxy, the latest release from a man named E, also known as a 'band' named Eels, plays like a demented nursery rhyme.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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