Daisies of the Galaxy

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Daisies of the Galaxy
Studio album by Eels
Released February 28, 2000 (2000-02-28)
Recorded March–May 1999
Genre Indie
Length 44:18
Language English
Label DreamWorks
Producer E
Eels chronology
Electro-Shock Blues
(1998)
Daisies of the Galaxy
(2000)
Souljacker
(2001)
Singles from Daisies of the Galaxy
  1. "Mr. E's Beautiful Blues"
    Released: February 14, 2000 (2000-02-14)
  2. "Flyswatter"
    Released: June 5, 2000 (2000-06-05)
  3. "Jeannie's Diary"
    Released: 2000 (2000) (promo)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (dud)[2]
Entertainment Weekly A−[3]
PopMatters 8/10[4]
Stylus Magazine favorable[5]

Daisies of the Galaxy is the third studio album by American band Eels. It was released on February 28, 2000 in the United Kingdom and March 14, 2000 in the United States, through record label DreamWorks.

Release[edit]

"Mr. E's Beautiful Blues" peaked at No. 11 in the UK Singles Chart.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by E, except as indicated.

  1. "Grace Kelly Blues" – 3:38
  2. "Packing Blankets" – 2:07
  3. "The Sound of Fear" – 3:33
  4. "I Like Birds" – 2:35
  5. "Daisies of the Galaxy" – 3:27
  6. "Flyswatter" – 3:20
  7. "It's a Motherfucker"[a] – 2:14
  8. "Estate Sale" (E and Peter Buck) – 1:36
  9. "Tiger in My Tank" – 3:07
  10. "A Daisy Through Concrete" – 2:26
  11. "Jeannie's Diary" – 3:37
  12. "Wooden Nickels" – 2:55
  13. "Something Is Sacred" – 2:52
  14. "Selective Memory" – 2:44
  15. "Mr. E's Beautiful Blues" (E and Michael Simpson) – 3:58 (hidden track)
Japanese bonus track
  1. "Birdgirl on a Cell Phone" – 3:09

Personnel[edit]

Eels
Additional musicians
Technical

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ An edited version of the album was also released on the American market with "It's a Motherfucker" replaced by "It's a Monstertrucker".

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Daisies of the Galaxy – Eels : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. AllRovi. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Robert Christgau: CG: The Eels". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ Browne, David (March 13, 2000). "Daisies of the Galaxy Review | Music Reviews and News | ew.com". ew.com. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ Kovey, Fred (March 13, 2000). "Eels: Daisies of the Galaxy | PopMatters". PopMatters. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ Woolhead, Ben (September 1, 2003). "Eels – Daisies of the Galaxy – On Second Thought – Stylus Magazine". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved June 5, 2013. 

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