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Their Rockiest Yet!!!,
This review is from: Souljacker - Limited Edition (Audio CD)
I've only had this album a day but already it's sounding like one of the albums of the year. Anyone familiar with the Eels last two albums will be quite shocked, they haven't used this many guitars since their '96 debut `Beautiful Freak'.
Opener `Dog Faced Boy' is a rather excellent rocker which also features the great couplet `ma won't shave me, Jesus can't save me'. The pace continues until we get to `Fresh Feeling', which is a mellow, string-laden affair. Beautiful.
Other highlights include `Souljacker (part 1)', the best and most exciting three minutes of rock released this year, `Friendly Ghost' and the haunting `Bus Stop Boxer'.
As if the twelve tracks on the actual album weren't good enough, you also get a bonus CD featuring another superb four tracks.
All in all, well worth buying even if you don't know their music.