Eels Classical Side Comes Out In New Live Album

Published: 2005-12-20
February 20 is the date when eclectic band the Eels are preparing for a new live album. The title of the album is With Strings-Live at Town Hall and was recorded in New York earlier this year. The band performed in Europe, the United States, and Australia with their string section on board.

Front man of the Eels, Mark Oliver Everett told NME that he is not doing anything different to try to impress his audience. "There's just some stuff in me that needs to come out," says Everett. Eels live album consists of nineteen songs that is part of the band's history. They also will be covering Bob Dylan, Johnny Rivers and The Left Banke's "Girl From North Country", "Poor Side of Town", and "Pretty Ballerina", respectively.

The Eels new concert film will be released on DVD and the CD in one package, which includes eight songs that are not included in the CD, while the CD version features four songs from the evening's performance that are not in the film.

Writer: Robert Frezza



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