Tomorrow Morning (album)

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Tomorrow Morning
A painting of a purple tree on a pink textured background, with the E Works logo of a crescent moon wearing a nightcap in the top left corner
Studio album by Eels
Released August 17, 2010 (2010-08-17)
Recorded 2008–2009 in OneHitsville, U.S.A.; Los Feliz; California; United States
Genre Rock
Length 46:20
Language English
Label E Works/Vagrant
Producer E
Eels chronology
End Times
(2010)
Tomorrow Morning
(2010)
Wonderful, Glorious
(2013)
Singles from Tomorrow Morning
  1. "Looking Up"
    Released: June 17, 2010 (2010-06-17)[1]

Tomorrow Morning is a 2010 studio album by Eels—the third in a trilogy of concept albums including Hombre Lobo (2009) and End Times (2010).[2] The band toured for the first time since their 2008 An Evening with Eels tour to support this release.

The album has been released on Compact Disc, a two-CD edition with a bonus EP, and a vinyl edition with the EP and a bonus 7" single. The vinyl edition was released on August 17, 2010, and the CD versions followed on August 24.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
BBC average link
Clash 8/10 stars link
The Guardian 3/5 stars link
NME 7/10 stars link
Pitchfork Media 3.6/10.0 link
Spin 8/10 stars link
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars link
Slant 2/5 stars link
Uncut 8/10 stars[citation needed]

Wilbur Kane of The Skinny noted the album's optimistic tone—especially in comparison to Hombre Lobo—as well as the melodic tone of "Spectacular Girl", which he compared to Beautiful Freak.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Gratitude for This Magnificent Day" – 1:25
  2. "I'm a Hummingbird" – 3:14
  3. "The Morning" – 2:17
  4. "Baby Loves Me" – 3:27
  5. "Spectacular Girl" – 3:15
  6. "What I Have to Offer" – 2:55
  7. "This Is Where It Gets Good" – 6:18
  8. "After the Earthquake" – 1:39
  9. "Oh So Lovely" – 4:17
  10. "The Man" – 3:51
  11. "Looking Up" – 2:57
  12. "That's Not Her Way" – 3:48
  13. "I Like the Way This Is Going" – 2:35
  14. "Mystery of Life" – 4:22
Bonus EP
  1. "Swimming Lesson" – 2:55
  2. "St. Elizabeth Story" – 2:29
  3. "Let's Ruin Julie's Birthday" – 3:15
  4. "For You" – 2:43

Personnel[edit]

Eels

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[4] 18
German Albums Chart[5] 12
Billboard 200 (United States)[6] 83

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eels preview new song as free download months before album". NME. 2010-06-17. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  2. ^ McCormick, Luke (2010-05-20). "New Eels Album Out in August". Spin. Retrieved 2010-05-20. 
  3. ^ Kane, Wilbur (2010-07-27). "Eels – Tomorrow Morning". The Skinny. Retrieved 2010-07-27. 
  4. ^ "2010-09-04 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive". Official Charts. 2010-09-04. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  5. ^ "Album Top 50 - Alle Musikvideos - Chart". MTV.de. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  6. ^ "Eels Chart History (Billboard.com)". Retrieved 2011-01-22.