Broken Toy Shop

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Broken Toy Shop
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Studio album by E
Released December 7, 1993 (1993-12-07)
Recorded 1993, Southern California, United States
Length 46:40
Label Polydor
Producer
E chronology
A Man Called E
(1992)A Man Called E1992
Broken Toy Shop
(1993)
Beautiful Freak
(1996)Beautiful Freak1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Trouser Press mixed[2]

Broken Toy Shop is the second album by American singer-songwriter E (a.k.a. Mark Oliver Everett), released in December 1993 by record label Polydor. It his last record as a solo artist before forming the band Eels. The album is currently out of print.

Content[edit]

The overall theme of the album pertains to love and love lost.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by E, except where noted.

  1. "Shine It All On" (E, Parthenon Huxley) – 4:04
  2. "Standing at the Gate" – 3:31
  3. "The Only Thing I Care About" (E, Huxley) – 2:40
  4. "Manchester Girl" – 3:21
  5. "L.A. River" (Jennifer Condos, E) – 2:28
  6. "A Most Unpleasant Man" – 3:18
  7. "Mass" (Sean Coleman, E) – 3:38
  8. "Tomorrow I'll Be Nine" – 2:52
  9. "The Day I Wrote You Off" – 3:30
  10. "Someone to Break the Spell" (Anderson, Condos, E, Susanna Hoffs) – 2:51
  11. "She Loves a Puppet" (Condos, E) – 2:46
  12. "My Old Raincoat" (E, Huxley) – 3:57
  13. "Permanent Broken Heart" – 3:28
  14. "Eight Lives Left" – 2:52

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broken Toy Shop at AllMusic
  2. ^ Zwirn, Michael. "TrouserPress.com :: Eels". TrouserPress.com. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 

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