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Format: CD
Sku: 242989356
UPC: 601091077522
UPC 14: 00601091077522
Release Date: 2/5/2013
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Bombs Away ~ Eels
2. Kinda Fuzzy ~ Eels
3. Accident Prone ~ Eels
4. Peach Blossom ~ Eels
5. On the Ropes ~ Eels
6. Turnaround, The ~ Eels
7. New Alphabet ~ Eels
8. Stick Together ~ Eels
9. True Original ~ Eels
10. Open My Present ~ Eels
11. You're My Friend ~ Eels
12. I Am Building a Shrine ~ Eels
13. Wonderful, Glorious ~ Eels
Disc 2
Song Title
1. Hold on to Your Hat ~ Eels
2. Your Mama Warned You ~ Eels
3. I'm Your Brave Little Soldier ~ Eels
4. There's Something Strange ~ Eels
5. Happy Hour (We're Gonna Rock) ~ Eels
6. That's Not Really Funny [Live 2011] ~ Eels
7. In My Dreams [Live 2010] ~ Eels
8. Prizefighter [Live 2010] ~ Eels
9. Looking Up [Live 2011] ~ Eels
10. What I Have to Offer [Live at KEXP] ~ Eels
11. I Like the Way This Is Going [Live at KEXP] ~ Eels
12. Spectacular Girl [Live at KEXP] ~ Eels
13. Summer in the City [Live at KEXP] ~ Eels

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Audio Mixer: Ryan Boesch.
Muze PNote Recording information: OneHitsville, U.S.A.; the Compound.
Muze PNote On his tenth album under the Eels moniker, Mark "E" Everett continues to follow his musical muse wherever it'll take him with Wonderful, Glorious. After so many records it seems like E would be well past the point of any new firsts, but this is the first album to be recorded in his expansive new studio, mysteriously named The Compound, as well as the first album written in collaboration with the rest of the band. This more open, organic process comes through on the songs, providing E and company with a refreshing amount of creative freedom after the relative confinement of doing a conceptual three-album trilogy (2009's Hombre Lobo and 2010's End Times and Tomorrow Morning). While this process and studio have made their impact musically, Eels fans can rest assured that E's melancholic, beaten-down lyricism remains intact. Proclaiming "Every time I find myself in this old bind, watching the death of all my hopes/In the ring so long gonna prove 'em wrong, I'm not knocked out but I'm on the ropes" during the sad yet hopeful "On the Ropes," the album finds Everett in a more grounded and, relatively, positive place. This feeling is reinforced on "New Alphabet," where Everett lets us know "It's looking good, I dug my way out/I'm changing up what the story's about," making it clear that this new way of making music is working for him both artistically and personally, and though there's plenty of evidence that E is still out there suffering for his art, it seems that his days are a little less dark than usual. ~ Gregory Heaney

Producer: E

Engineer: Knuckles; P-Boo; The Chet; Ryan Boesch; Koool G Murder

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Shrek
Muze Music Compilations Shrek 2
Muze Music Compilations Queer As Folk: Fourth Season
Muze Music Compilations Late Great Daniel Johnston:discovered
Muze Music Compilations Ultimate Threesome:seasons 3 4 5
Muze Music Compilations Shrek The Third
Muze Music Compilations Yes Man (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations Henry Poole Is Here (Ost)

Associated Artists and Works

Yes Man [PA] ~ Original Soundtrack

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 02/05/2013
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2013
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : VR 775
Music Label Name Label : E Works
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 2
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Mixed
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00601091077522

Professional Reviews

Paste (magazine)
- "[T]here's plenty of dream-pop balladry, swampy spy-theme grooves and psychedelic headphone drizzle scattered throughout."

Product Attributes

Product attributeArtist:   Eels
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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