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EELS UNVEILS NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “TODAY IS THE DAY”

EELS’ have released the official video to new track “Today Is The Day”, taken from the highly-anticipated new album The Deconstruction, out April 6 on E Works/[PIAS], their first in four years. Watch the video HERE and pre-order the album HERE.

Directed by Gus Black, the video stars Mike Mitchell of Netflix’s LOVE on a journey of intense purpose. But where is he going? What’s driving his extreme focus and joyous resolve to seize the day? Find out in this video accompaniment to one of EELS’ most uplifting songs to date.

To celebrate the release, EELS will tour worldwide this summer, with a North American headline run kicking off May 28 in Pomona, CA and further shows in Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, New York, D.C. and more. See below for full tour details.

The album was performed by E and longtime collaborators Koool G Murder and P-Boo, alongside The Deconstruction Orchestra and Choir, and produced by E, with some songs produced with Mickey Petralia for the first time since 1998’s Electro-Shock Blues.

EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing project of principal singer/songwriter E (Mark Oliver Everett), EELS have released eleven 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-winningParallel 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 in 2016, 2017 and 2018 E appeared in Judd Apatow’s Netflix original series “Love.”

EELS—THE DECONSTRUCTION

1. The Deconstruction

2. Bone Dry

3. The Quandary

4. Premonition

5. Rusty Pipes

6. The Epiphany

7. Today is the Day

8. Sweet Scorched Earth

9. Coming Back

10. Be Hurt

11. You Are The Shining Light

12. There I Said It

13. Archie Goodnight

14. The Unanswerable

15. In Our Cathedral

EELS TOUR DATES

May 28—Pomona, CA—The Glass House*

May 30—Los Angeles, CA—Fonda Theatre

May 31—San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore

June 1—Portland, OR—Crystal Ballroom

June 2—Seattle, WA—The Showbox

June 5—Minneapolis, MN—First Avenue

June 6—Chicago, IL—Thalia Hall

June 8—Boston, MA—House of Blues

June 9—Brooklyn, NY—Brooklyn Steel

June 10—Philadelphia, PA—Union Transfer

June 11—Washington, DC—Lincoln Theatre

June 17—Mannheim, Germany—Maifeld Derby Festival

June 18,19—Utrecht, Netherlands—Tivoli Vredenburg

June 21—Amsterdam, Netherlands—Paradiso

June 23—Cesena, Italy—Acieloaperto – Rocca Malatestiana

June 25—Munich, Germany—TonHalle

June 26—Cologne, Germany—E-Werk

June 28Berlin, Germany—Tempodrom

June 29—Hamburg, Germany—Mehr! Theater

June 30—Luxembourg, Luxembourg—Siren’s Call

July 2—London, UK—O2 Academy Brixton

July 3—Manchester, UK—Manchester Academy

July 4—Glasgow, UK—O2 Academy

July 6—Dublin, Ireland—Iveagh Gardens

July 8—Werchter, Belgium—Rock Werchter

July 9—Paris, France—Olympia

July 11—Barcelona, Spain—BARTS

July 12— Madrid, Spain—Mad Cool Festival

July 13—Lisbon, Portugal—NOS Alive Festival

July 16—Feldkirch, Austria—Poolbar Festival

July 17—Vienna, Austria—Arena

July 20—Lucerne, Switzerland—KKL Blue Balls Festival

* warm up show

Purchase tickets at eelstheband.com/tourdates

MORE DATES TBA

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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