Continuing the celebration of the release of their latest album The Deconstruction, EELS will tour across Europe and the UK this summer. The headline run kicks off August 14th in Switzerland before London’s Hammersmith Apollo on August 21st, and dates in Southampton and Nottingham. See below for full tour details and purchase tickets HERE from Feb 1st. More dates TBA!
The Deconstruction continues to garner widespread critical praise including an in-depth interview with Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air, listen HERE. Q Magazine declares the album “a captivating return from one of indie rock’s most consistent songwriters,” giving the album 4 stars. Likewise MOJO proclaims it “Gorgeous… another EELS album to treasure” in its 4 star review.
EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing projects of principal singer/songwriter E (Mark Oliver Everett), EELS have released 11 studio albums since their 1996 debut, Beautiful Freak. In 2008, E published his highly acclaimed book Things the Grandchildren Should Know and starred in the award-winning Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives documentary about the search to understand his quantum physicist father, Hugh Everett III. EELS released their critically acclaimed The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett in 2014, and 2015 saw the release of the band’s extraordinary seventh live album Live at Royal Albert Hall, recorded at the storied London venue and accompanied by a concert film. In the same year, the band’s “Fresh Blood” served as the theme song to HBO’s “The Jinx” and from 2016 to 2018 E appeared in Judd Apatow’s Netflix original series “Love.”
19 UK, Nottingham, Rock City
20 UK, Southampton, O2 Guildhall
21 UK, London, Hammersmith Eventim Apollo