EELS Released Their Debut Masterwork ‘BEAUTIFUL FREAK’ 25 Years Ago

Back in time

12 August 2021

Band: EELS (Los Angeles)
Who: Singer-songwriter
Mark Oliver Everett‘s ensemble
Active: 1991-1995 (solo), afterward
he continued as Eels / 13 studio albums so far

Album: BEAUTIFUL FREAK
The first album as Eels, but before, Everett
already produced 3 LPs under his own name

Released: 13 August 1996 – 25 years ago
Score: #5 in the UK / #114 in the US

Q magazine wrote: “A complete musical vision,
a genre-spanning soundscape that reels you in with
its myriad hooks.”

Turn Up The Volume: To my ears Eels always balanced
between okay records and brilliant ones like this one.

– NOVOCAINE FOR THE SOUL –

– SUSAN’S HOUSE

– RAGS TO RAGS –

Full album…

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