More Details On Upcoming Eels Album

As previously reported, Eels' new two-disc album Blinking Lights And Other Revelations is being released on April 26. The band’s official website describes the upcoming release as much more of a studio album than the stripped down rock of 2003’s Shootenanny! We can expect to hear a saxophone sextet gospel, operatic surf rock, and everything in between. The record is filled with guest musicians, including Tom Waits, Peter Buck, and The Lovin’ Spoonful’s John Sebastian. Frontman Mark Oliver Everett said the album is about “God and all the questions related to the subject of God. It's also about hanging on to my remaining shreds of sanity and the blue sky that comes the day after a terrible storm, and it's a love letter to life itself, in all its beautiful, horrible glory."

Disc One
01. “Theme From Blinking Lights”
02. “From Which I Came / A Magic World”
03. “Son Of A Bitch”
04. “Blinking Lights (For Me)”
05. “Trouble With Dreams”
06. “Marie Floating Over The Backyard”
07. “Suicide Life”
08. “In The Yard, Behind The Church”
09. “Railroad Man”
10. “The Other Shoe”
11. “Last Time We Spoke”
12. “Mother Mary”
13. “Going Fetal”
14. “Understanding Salesmen”
15. “Theme For A Pretty Girl That Makes You Believe God Exists”
16. “Checkout Blues”
17. “Blinking Lights (For You)”

Disc Two
01. “Dust Of Ages”
02. “Old Shit / New Shit”
03. “Bride Of Theme From Blinking Lights”
04. “Hey Man (Now You’re Really Living)”
05. “I’m Going To Stop Pretending That I Didn’t Break Your Heart”
06. “To Lick Your Boots”
07. “If You See Natalie”
08. “Sweet Li’l Thing”
09. “Dusk: A Peach In The Orchard”
10. “Whatever Happened To Soy Bomb”
11. “Ugly Love”
12. “God’s Silence”
13. “Losing Streak”
14. “Last Days Of My Bitter Heart”
15. “The Stars Shine In The Sky Tonight”
16. “Things The Grandchildren Should Know”

More Details On Upcoming Eels Album