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Listen: Eels’ new song “Mistakes Of My Youth”

on March 06, 2014, 4:20pm

Eels mastermind Mark Oliver Everett returns today with “Mistakes Of My Youth”, the second track off his most personal project to dateThe Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett. While he was full of forlorn on lead single “Agatha Chang”, Everett has now found a sense of purpose, seeking a resolution to the endless loop of self doubt and personal ineffectiveness. “I hope it’s not my fate/To keep defeating my own self/And keep repeating/Yesterday,” he hoarsely whispers over the methodical chug of bluesy guitars and strings, sounding absolutely resolute in his newfound pursuit of happiness. Listen in below.

https://soundcloud.com/the_eels/mistakes-of-my-youth-uk/s-93wgy

The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett is due out April 22nd via Everett’s own E Works. In addition to the standard album, there’ll be a deluxe bonus disc comprised of new cuts, unreleased material, and live tracks from sessions with KCRW and WNYC. Consult both tracklists below.

The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett Tracklist:
01. Where I’m At
02. Parallels
03. Lockdown Hurricane
04. Agatha Chang
05. A Swallow in the Sun
06. Where I’m From
07. Series of Misunderstandings
08. Kindred Spirit
09. Gentleman’s Choice
10. Dead Reckoning
11. Answers
12. Mistakes of My Youth
13. Where I’m Going

Deluxe Edition Bonus Disc:
01. To Dig It
02. Lonely Lockdown Hurricane
03. Bow Out
04. A Good Deal
05. Good Morning Bright Eyes
06. Millicent Don’t Blame Yourself
07. Thanks I Guess
08. On The Ropes (LIVE WNYC)
09. 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)

In support of the record, Everett recently announced a US tour for May-June. Consult the full schedule below.

Eels 2014 Tour Dates:
05/16 – Austin, TX @ Paramount Theater
05/17 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
05/19 – Dallas, TX @ Strass Square
05/21 – Denver, CO @ Gothic Theater
05/23 – St. Louis, MO @ Sheldon Concert Hall
05/24 – Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theater
05/25 – St. Paul, MN @ Fitzgerald Theater
05/27 – Toronto, ON @ Winter Garden Theatre
05/28 – Montreal, QC @ The Virgin Mobile Corona Theater
05/29 – Boston, MA @ Berklee Performance Center
05/30 – Philadelphia, PA @ Keswick Theatre
05/31 – Washington, DC @ The Lincoln Theater
06/01 – New York, NY @ The Apollo Theater
06/03 – Detroit, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater
06/04 – Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theater
06/07 – Seattle, WA @ The Moore Theater
06/08 – Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theater
06/09 – Seattle, The Moore Theater
06/10 – San Francisco, CA @ Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
06/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Orpheum Theater

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