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Apr 15, 20139Lots of crunchy guitars and witty lyrics. More upbeat than other Eels albums. Great album which gets better with each play. Peach Blossom is a great song for springtime when the cold is gone and the colors of nature have returned. Wonderful, Glorious is a great sing-along track to end the album with.
Feb 13, 20139The latest effort from Mark Oliver Everett and his alt-rock collective lives up to its title. The focus this time is out is less on melody and more on musicianship, but the songs still pack a punch both lyrically and emotionally. Most impressive, however, is the depth of the music which rewards repeated listens. An early contender for album of the year accolades.
Feb 10, 20139The album (and the lyrics) feels pretty straightforward, with a vibe of "in the moment" thing. But just when you think the music became predictable, there´s a beautiful middle 8 or a great unusual sound, or a change on the dynamics that puts the whole thing in a very different perspective.
The EELS, at the top of their game, deliver a wonderful glorious album indeed.