Eels with Strings: Live at Town Hall

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Eels with Strings: Live at Town Hall
Live album and DVD by Eels
Released February 20, 2006 (2006-02-20)
Recorded June 30, 2005 (2005-06-30), The Town Hall, New York City, New York, United States
Genre Indie rock
Length 63:05
Language English
Label Vagrant
Producer E
Eels chronology
Blinking Lights and Other Revelations
(2005)
Eels with Strings: Live at Town Hall
(2006)
Hombre Lobo
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (6.7/10)[2]

Eels with Strings: Live at Town Hall is a live album by Eels, released on CD and DVD on February 20, 2006 in the United Kingdom and the following day in the United States. The recording is from New York City's Town Hall, June 30, 2005. It is the first live Eels album with a general release, and the first Eels DVD.

CD track listing[edit]

All songs written by E, except where noted:

  1. "Blinking Lights (For Me)" – 2:03
  2. "Bride of Theme from Blinking Lights" – 1:36
  3. "Bus Stop Boxer" (E and John Parish) – 3:24
  4. "Dirty Girl" – 2:53
  5. "Trouble with Dreams" – 3:21
  6. "The Only Thing I Care About" (E and Parthenon Huxley) – 2:14
  7. "My Beloved Monster" – 1:53
  8. "Pretty Ballerina" (Michael Brown) – 2:35
  9. "It's a Motherfucker" – 2:15
  10. "Flyswatter" – 5:02
  11. "Novocaine for the Soul" (E and Mark Goldenberg) – 3:06
  12. "Girl from the North Country" (Bob Dylan) – 2:49
  13. "Railroad Man" – 2:28
  14. "I Like Birds" – 2:30
  15. "If You See Natalie" – 3:30
  16. "Poor Side of Town" (Lou Adler and Johnny Rivers) – 2:44
  17. "Spunky" – 3:04
  18. "I'm Going to Stop Pretending that I Didn't Break Your Heart" – 3:45
  19. "Suicide Life" – 2:39
  20. "Losing Streak" – 2:17
  21. "Hey Man (Now You're Really Living)" – 2:17
  22. "Things the Grandchildren Should Know" – 4:54
iTunes bonus tracks

The Internet-only release on iTunes also includes three bonus tracks:

  1. "Mr. E's Beautiful Blues" (E and Michael Simpson) – 3:05
  2. "Living Life" (Daniel Johnston) – 2:35
  3. "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man" (Prince) – 3:38
Eels with Strings: Live at Town Hall
Video by Eels
Released February 20, 2006 (2006-02-20)
Recorded June 30, 2005 (2005-06-30), The Town Hall, New York City, New York, United States
Genre Indie rock
Length 99:00 (+ 22:00 of extras)
Language English
Label Image Entertainment
Director Niels Alpert
Producer E
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

DVD track listing[edit]

  1. I Heart NY
  2. "Theme from Blinking Lights"
  3. "Going to Your Funeral Part 2" (E and Jim Jacobsen) – 1:53
  4. "Dust of Ages" (E and Jacobsen) – 2:06
  5. "In the Yard, Behind the Church" – 3:12
  6. Ladies of EELS
  7. "Bride of Theme from Blinking Lights" – 1:36
  8. "From Which I Came/A Magic World" – 2:12
  9. The Chet
  10. "Son of a Bitch" (E and Jim Lang) – 2:29
  11. "Blinking Lights (For Me)" – 2:03
  12. Big Al
  13. "Dirty Girl" – 2:53
  14. "My Beloved Monster" – 1:53
  15. On the Road
  16. "The Only Thing I Care About" (E and Huxley) – 2:14
  17. "Bus Stop Boxer" (E and Parish) – 3:24
  18. "Pretty Ballerina" (Brown) – 2:35
  19. E on the A
  20. "I Like Birds" – 2:30
  21. "Girl from the North Country" (Dylan) – 2:49
  22. The Late EELS
  23. "Railroad Man" – 2:28
  24. "Trouble with Dreams" – 3:21
  25. Backstage Tomfoolery
  26. "If You See Natalie" – 3:30
  27. "I'm Going to Stop Pretending that I Didn't Break Your Heart" – 3:45
  28. "Dead of Winter" – 3:03
  29. Groupies
  30. "Flyswatter" – 5:02
  31. "Novocaine for the Soul" (E and Mark Goldenberg) – 3:06
  32. "Losing Streak" – 2:17
  33. "The Stars Shine in the Sky Tonight" (E and Lang) – 3:06
  34. "Souljacker Part 2" (E and Lang) – 1:29
  35. E Is Lost
  36. "Hey Man (Now You're Really Living)" – 2:17
  37. "Things the Grandchildren Should Know" – 4:54
  38. "Dog Faced Boy" (E and Parish) – 3:09
  39. The Adulation of Thousands
  40. Emergency Commentary (played over Prince's "I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man")
  41. "Mr. E's Beautiful Blues" (E and Simpson) – 3:05
  42. "Blinking Lights (For You)"

Bonus features[edit]

Four behind-the-scenes documentary segments (Cribs, Bobby, Jr., Boring, and Another Day at the Office), music videos for "Hey Man (Now You're Really Living)", and "Trouble with Dreams."

Personnel[edit]

New York's Town Hall hosted Eels in 2005
Eels
Production
Compact Disc
DVD

References[edit]

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