Friday, April 11, 2014

EELS' "Mistakes of My Youth" video premieres at NPR

 “One of the most prolific, adventurous and moving songwriters of the past decade”
—Q Magazine
“That rarest thing in contemporary pop: a unique sound”—The New Yorker
“A consistently astounding career”—Uncut
NPR Music is premiering the video for EELS track “Mistakes Of My Youth” from The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, outApril 22 on E Works/Pias. Watch the video via NPR (
The new album is available for pre-order at To celebrate the release, the band will set off on a North American and European tour, kicking off in Phoenix on May 14 with stops in New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris; Chelsea Wolfe will open on most U.S. dates. Please see below for complete tour details.
The introspective new 13-track release from the ever-changing project of singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mark Oliver Everett (aka E) is described as “an extraordinarily vivid and intimate document of a personal struggle.” Stereogum recently premiered the new album track “Agatha Chang” at and Paste premiered “Mistakes of My Youth” at, track listing follows. The album will be released in a deluxe 26 track 2 CD edition and a double 12 inch clear vinyl edition (with 13 bonus tracks on vinyl as well); both editions include a free download.
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everettmarks the 11th full-length release for EELS, whose debut Beautiful Freak was released in 1996. In addition to the recordings, Everett has embarked on a number of non-musical projects as well including his acclaimed bookThings the Grandchildren Should Know and the multiple-award winning Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives documentary film about Everett and his quantum physicist father, Hugh Everett III, broadcast on PBS’ Nova series.
Watch the album trailer for The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett here:
*Chelsea Wolfe opening
May 14                                                        Phoenix, AZ                                       Crescent Ballroom
May 16                                                         Austin, TX                                     Paramount Theater*
May 17                                                        Houston, TX                                         House of Blues*
May 19                                                         Dallas, TX                                            Strauss Square*
May 21                                                        Denver, CO                                           Gothic Theater*
May 23                                                      St. Louis, MO                              Sheldon Concert Hall*
May 24                                                         Chicago, IL                                         The Vic Theater*
May 25                                                       St. Paul, MN                                     Fitzgerald Theater*
May 27                                                        Toronto, ON                             Winter Garden Theatre*
May 28                                                       Montreal, QC          The Virgin Mobile Corona Theater*
May 29                                                        Boston, MA                      Berklee Performance Center*
May 30                                                     Philadelphia, PA                                    Keswick Theatre*
May 31                                                    Washington, DC                               The Lincoln Theater*
June 1                                                        New York, NY                                  The Apollo Theater*
June 3                                                           Detroit, MI                          Royal Oak Music Theater*
June 4                                                         Madison, WI                                   Barrymore Theater*
June 7                                                          Seattle, WA                                    The Moore Theater*
June 8                                                         Portland, OR                                        Aladdin Theater*
June 10                                                   San Francisco, CA                  Palace of Fine Arts Theatre*
June 11                                                    Los Angeles, CA                            The Orpheum Theater*
June 15                                                        Oxford, UK                                                New Theatre
June 16                                                     Manchester, UK                                      Bridgewater Hall
June 17                                                       Glasgow, UK                                                    Academy
June 18                                                     Cambridge, UK                                         Corn Exchange
June 19                                                        Bexhill, UK                                   De La Warr Pavillion
June 21                                                        Linz, Austria                                                        Posthof
June 22                                                      Vienna, Austria                                              Konzerthaus
June 24                                                     Berlin, Germany                                            Tempodrome
June 25                                                  Amsterdam, Holland            Het Koninklijk Concertgebouw
June 26                                                  Amsterdam, Holland            Het Koninklijk Concertgebouw
June 27                                                  Rottendam, Holland                    Concertgebouw De Doelen
June 28                                                  Eindhoven, Holland                              Naked Song Festival
June 30                                                        London, UK                                        Royal Albert Hall
July 1                                                         Dublin, Ireland                                                    Olympia
July 2                                                         Dublin, Ireland                                                    Olympia
July 4                                                      Werchter, Belgium                                   Werchter Festival
July 5                                                     Groningen, Holland                                  Stadsschouwburg
July 6                                                   Montreux, Switzerland                        Montreux Jazz Festival
July 7                                                     Zurick, Switzerland                                      Kongress Haus
July 8                                                          Luxembourg                                             Grand Theatre
July 10                                                        Paris, France                                        Days Off Festival
July 11                                                     Toulouse, France                                                       Bikini
July 12                                                     Barcelona, Spain                                              Teatre Grec
July 14                                                       Madrid, Spain                                                 Circo Price
July 17                                                       Florence, Italy                         Teartro Romano di Fiesole
July 18                                                         Milan, Italy                                   Auditorium di Milano
July 20                                                    Antwerp, Belgium                                             Rivierenhof
July 21                                                    Antwerp, Belgium                                             Rivierenhof
July 22                                                   Hamburg, Germany                                             Laeiszhalle
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett
1. Where I’m At
2. Parallels
3. Lockdown Hurricane
4. Agatha Chang
5. A Swallow in the Sun
6. Where I’m From
7. Series of Misunderstandings
8. Kindred Spirit
9. Gentleman’s Choice
10. Dead Reckoning
11. Answers
12. Mistakes of My Youth
13. Where I’m Going

Deluxe Edition 13 Track Bonus Disc
1. To Dig It
2. Lonely Lockdown Hurricane
3. Bow Out
4. A Good Deal
5. Good Morning Bright Eyes
6. Millicent Don't Blame Yourself
7. Thanks I Guess
8. On The Ropes (LIVE WNYC)
9. Accident Prone (LIVE WNYC)
10. I'm Your Brave Little Soldier (LIVE WNYC)
11. Fresh Feeling (LIVE KCRW)
12. Trouble With Dreams (LIVE KCRW)
13. Oh Well (LIVE KCRW)

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