Annotation

All songs written by Everett except: 3 Everett/Parish; 6 Everett/Huxley; 8 Michael Brown; 11 Everett/Goldenberg; 12 Bob Dylan; 16 Johnny Rivers/Lou Adler.

Sub Optimal Credits:
* The Chet performs trash can and suitcase (other percussion has been used instead for both).
* Ana (Eels with strings) perform vibrator (other instruments has been used instead).

Annotation last modified on 2009-05-02 18:02 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Blinking Lights (For Me)
4 2:03
2 Bride of Theme From Blinking Lights
4 1:36
3 Bus Stop Boxer
4 3:24
4 Dirty Girl
4 2:53
5 Trouble With Dreams
5 3:21
6 The Only Thing I Care About
4 2:14
7 My Beloved Monster
4 1:53
8 Pretty Ballerina
5 2:35
9 It's a Motherfucker
4 2:15
10 Flyswatter
4 5:02
11 Novocaine for the Soul
4 3:06
12 Girl From the North Country
5 2:49
13 Railroad Man
4 2:28
14 I Like Birds
4 2:30
15 If You See Natalie
4 3:30
16 Poor Side of Town
4 2:44
17 Spunky
4 3:04
18 I'm Going to Stop Pretending That I Didn't Break Your Heart
4 3:45
19 Suicide Life
4 2:39
20 Losing Streak
5 2:17
21 Hey Man (Now You're Really Living)
4 2:17
22 Things the Grandchildren Should Know
5 4:54

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Michael Brown (American singer-songwriter) (track 8)
John Parish (track 3)
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (tracks 3–4, 9–10, 14)
Mark Oliver Everett (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 13, 15, 17–22)
Bob Dylan (1963-01) (track 12)
lead vocals:
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (2005-06-30) (tracks 1, 3–22)
lyricist:
Michael Brown (American singer-songwriter) (track 8)
John Parish (track 3)
E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (tracks 3–4, 9–10, 14)
Mark Oliver Everett (tracks 1, 4–5, 7, 13, 15, 17–22)
Bob Dylan (1963-01) (track 12)
mastering:
Dan Hersch (tracks 1–22)
mixer:
Douglas Trantow (tracks 1–22)
producer:
Mark Oliver Everett (tracks 1–22)
writer:
Lou Adler (track 16)
Mark Goldenberg (track 11)
Johnny Rivers (track 16)
Mark Oliver Everett (track 11)
publisher:
Almo Music Corporation (tracks 5, 7)
Big Groovey Music (tracks 6, 6)
Bug Music (track 8)
EMI Sosaha Music, Inc. (tracks 16, 16)
Johnny Rivers Music (track 16)
Jonathan Three Music Co. (tracks 16, 16)
Longitude Music (tracks 11, 11)
MCA Music (not for release label use! this is a music publisher, ASCAP-affiliated) (tracks 6, 6)
Orange Skies Music (tracks 8, 8)
Polygram Music (tracks 6, 6)
Satan's Cock-A-Doodle-Do (tracks 1, 1–2, 2, 5, 5, 13, 13, 15, 15, 18, 18–19, 19–20, 20–21, 21–22, 22)
Sexy Grandpa Music (tracks 3, 3–4, 4, 7, 7, 9–11, 11, 14, 14, 17, 17)
Universal Music (plain logo: "Universal Music") (tracks 6, 6)
Vitamin E Music (tracks 6, 6)
Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991) (track 12)
Special Rider Music (1991 –) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Poor Side of Town (track 16)
Pretty Ballerina (track 8)
later translated versions:
La Fille du nord (track 12)
Linda bailarina (track 8)
Pohjan poika (track 12)
live recording of:
recording of:
Bus Stop Boxer (track 3)
Dirty Girl (track 4)
Flyswatter (track 10)
I Like Birds (track 14)
If You See Natalie (track 15)
Losing Streak (track 20)
My Beloved Monster (track 7)
Railroad Man (track 13)
Spunky (track 17)
Suicide Life (track 19)

Release

autoharp, celesta, double bass, melodica, other instruments, piano and reed organ:Big Al (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
celesta, double bass, guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, melodica, musical saw, other instruments, percussion and piano:The Chet (2005-06-30)
celesta, guitar, piano and reed organ:E (Mark Oliver Everett, founder of Eels) (2005-06-30)
cello, other instruments and percussion:Ana (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
mandolin, percussion and violin:Julie (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
percussion and viola:Heather (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
percussion and violin:Paloma (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
strings arranger:Paul Brainard
Koool G Murder
Jim Lang
vocals:Ana (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
Big Al (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
The Chet (2005-06-30)
Heather (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
Julie (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
Paloma (Eels with strings) (2005-06-30)
photography:Niels Alpert
Wendy Peyton
ASIN:US: B000E6EIZS [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/630958 [info]