Famously, Everett claimed that “if Electro - Shock Blues was the phone call in the middle of the night that the world doesn't want to answer, then Daisies of the Galaxy is the hotel wake-up call that says your lovely breakfast is ready.” He was right too.
Making the Electro - Shock Blues album , I have great memories of it. Because it was such an awful time in my life, that was the good part, that was my sanctuary, making these songs. I'm sure the tour was like that, too. It was such a stressful time in my.
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With an introductory best-of for newbies and a(nother) B-sides compilation for fans, Eels suggest reasons why they became ... and the E who stared down personal tragedy on Electro-Shock Blues started writing songs that shone with a weary but genuine.
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Eels standards like the war between positive and negative outlooks, threads of deadpan humor, and aching tenderness continue to shine. The record nods at both the sound-collage sampling of 1996's "Beautiful Freak" and '98's " Electro - Shock Blues " and.
If you thought cancer was a topic best left to Russian playwrights and Swedish filmmakers, think again. Eels’ Electro-Shock Blues is oddly moving and surprisingly accessible. Written after frontman E’s mother was diagnosed with the disease, it lays.
Part of this album's lasting appeal, however, is that the band chose not to go the route of making crushingly depressing music , but rather channeling their losses into something different entirely. It's occasionally celebratory, but with an.
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Its misery and minutiae are all enough to make Eels ' seminal Electro - Shock Blues album look like A Little Bit Of Mambo by Lou Bega. Unlike Mark Oliver Everett's autobiographical reflections on suicide and cancer however, A Crow Looked At Me blankly .
Electro-Shock Blues and Souljacker overcame the depression of their contents with an anger too, a defiance that stopped him from sinking too deeply into his shoes, as he began to thereafter. 'Bombs Away' opens the album and is a spiky, confrontational.