A Man Called E

A Man Called E

by EE


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Prior to fronting the '90s experimental indie rock band the Eels, a man called E (born Mark Everett) was making heavenly pop music on his own. This debut solo release contains typical quirky melodies and mind-boggling lyrics, but E hits upon lush harmonies similar to the likes of Elton John, the Beach Boys, and Paul McCartney. He is a perfectionist, playing every instrument and orchestrating all the material found on A Man Called E. He's a love-sick puppy, a hopeless romantic, and a daydreamer. Such drama is captured in album highlights "Hello Cruel World," "Are You and Me Gonna Happen?," and "E's Tune." His lyrical poetry is his therapy, a common talent found in later Eels material. But you have to appreciate E's effort. He's thoughtful and almost touching. He's real. Now that's pretty refreshing.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/04/1992
Label: Fontana Polydor
UPC: 0731451157028
catalogNumber: 511570
Rank: 98447

Album Credits

Performance Credits

E   Primary Artist
Parthenon Huxley   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,Electric Guitar
Jennifer Condos   Bass Guitar
Jim Lang   Piano,Accordion,Conductor,Keyboards,Hammond Organ
Eric Williams   Mandolin
E   Acoustic Guitar,Harmonica,Percussion,Piano,Accordion,Drums,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Hammond Organ,Vocals,Background Vocals,Melodica,Toy Piano

Technical Credits

E   Composer,Producer
Bill Gable   Engineer
Parthenon Huxley   Composer,Programming,Sound Effects,Producer
Jim Lang   Programming,Engineer
Mikal Reid   Engineer
David Lau   Artwork
Jesse Kanner   Engineer
E   Programming,Producer

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