Stream the new EELS album

It won’t be in the shops for about a week, but you can already stream the entire new EELS album The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett on the website 3voor12.

E. on the new EELS album: Before recording WONDERFUL, GLORIOUS, the last EELS album to be released, EELS leader Mark Oliver Everett called the band together to record a group of highly personal songs at his Los Feliz, California studio. Finding the process uncomfortable, he decided to take a break and reconvened with the band some months later to record what became WONDERFUL, GLORIOUS, an album full of spontaneous band collaborations. After that album’s release and subsequent 73 show world tour, the band returned to what they had started all that time ago.

“I listened to what we had done, and it made me uncomfortable… but not uncomfortable enough,” Everett says now. “I decided to scrub over half of the songs and write new ones that would make me feel even more uneasy. If I’m not uncomfortable, It’s not real enough. I needed to dig a little deeper.” Read more

On June 27th Motel Mozaique presents EELS in de Doelen Rotterdam! More info & tickets