Saturday, July 12, 2008

E - A Man Called (E) - 1992

Prior to fronting the '90s experimental indie rock band the Eels, a man called E (born Mark Everett) was making heavenly pop music on his own. This debut solo release contains typical quirky melodies and mind-boggling lyrics, but E hits upon lush harmonies similar to the likes of Elton John, the Beach Boys, and Paul McCartney. He is a perfectionist, playing every instrument and orchestrating all the material found on A Man Called E.He's a love-sick puppy, a hopeless romantic, and a daydreamer. Such drama is captured in album highlights "Hello Cruel World," "Are You and Me Gonna Happen?," and "E's Tune." His lyrical poetry is his therapy, a common talent found in later Eels material. But you have to appreciate E's effort. He's thoughtful and almost touching. He's real. Now that's pretty refreshing. -AMG

If you like "A Man Called (E)" get it here!

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Anonymous said...


Congratulations for all the fantastic posts. The link on this one does not seem to be working though : is it only me ?


Curty Ray said...

Links should be ok! Thanks

wkc said...

Link now works. An artist I have yet to really listen to so I appeciate the opportunity to discover his work. Thank you.

jim kosmicki said...

I put up the second album, Broken Toy Shop at another blog a while back. I've always preferred it to the first one, but that's mainly because I heard it first. They're both great.

Feel free to post it on this blog too, if you'd like.

miguel said...

Grazie per condividere la musica.
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Anonymous said...

Thank You


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