The Eels with strings

When
Wed Jun 15, 2005
Where
Great American Music Hall (GAMH)
Time
9 PM
Tags
Music, Concerts
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Description

A homemade epic, the brand new eels record "Blinking Lights and Other Revelations" is an imaginative, emotional reflection on the condition of living, recorded mostly in Everett's Los Angeles basement over a period of several years. Sprawling over it's two discs are songs about faith, responsibility, growing up, dignity, disappointment, comfort, hope and renewal. It's the most personal eels album since 1998's Electro-Shock Blues. That album dealt with the nearly simultaneous suicide of Everett's sister and terminal illness of his mother, from the subjects' points of view. This album finds him a few years down the line, now battling some of the family demons himself, with the after effects of past tragedies becoming more of a personal issue in his adult life, sometimes fearlessly autobiographical, and other times built around the related stories of others.

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Location

  1. Great American Music Hall (GAMH)
    859 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA