Eels Shares Animated Video for “You Are the Shining Light”

The Deconstruction Out Now via E Works/PIAS

Apr 18, 2019
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Eels (the project of Mark Oliver Everett) released a new album, The Deconstruction, about a year ago (in April 2018) via E Works/PIAS. Now he has shared a video for the album's "You Are the Shining Light." It's an animated video that features a miner who discovers a large glowing object. David Horsburgh directed the video, which was illustrated by Teresa Gasco and animated by Ivan Xavier, Thanos Kousis, and Alexandre Belbari. Watch it below, followed by Eels' upcoming tour dates.

Read our 2018 interview with Eels on The Deconstruction.

Previously Everett shared the album's title track, "The Deconstruction," as well as the upbeat "Today Is the Day." Then there was a video for "Today Is the Day" that starred Mike Mitchell, who played Randy on the Netflix comedy Love (Everett was also sometimes on that show), as well as two other songs, "Premonition" and "Bone Dry" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Then he shared a video for "Bone Dry."

Everett had this to say about the album in a previous press release: "Here are 15 new Eels tracks that may or may not inspire, rock, or not rock you. The world is going nuts. But if you look for it, there is still great beauty to be found. Sometimes you don't even have to look for it. Other times you have to try to make it yourself. And then there are times you have to tear something apart to find something beautiful inside."

Eels Tour Dates:

U.S. Tour Dates:

April 21-Denver, CO-Gothic Theatre
Apr 23-Minneapolis, MN-First Avenue
Apr 24-Milwaukee, WI-Turner Hall Ballroom
Apr 25-Chicago, IL-Thalia Hall
Apr 26-Detroit, MI-Majestic Theatre
Apr 27-Pittsburgh, PA-Mr. Smalls Theatre
Apr 29-Buffalo, NY-Town Ballroom
Apr 30-Boston, MA-The Wilbur
May 1-New York, NY-Irving Plaza
May 3-Nashville, TN-Cannery Ballroom
May 4-St. Louis, MO-Delmar Hall
May 5-Dallas, TX-Canton Hall
May 6-Austin, TX-Emo's
May 8-Phoenix, AZ-The Van Buren
May 9-Santa Ana, CA-The Observatory
May 11-San Diego, CA-The Observatory North Park
May 12-Los Angeles, CA-The Theater at Ace Hotel
May 13-San Francisco, CA-The Regency Ballroom
May 14-Sacramento, CA-Crest Theatre

European Tour Dates:

August 14-Zurich, Switzerland-X-TRA
August 15-Le Locle, Switzerland-Rock Altitude Festival
August 17-Hasselt, Belgium-Pukkelpop
August 18-Crickhowell, UK-Green Man Festival
August 19-Nottingham, UK-Rock City
August 20-Southampton, UK-O2 Guildhall
August 21-London, UK-Hammersmith Apollo
August 23-Paris, France-Rock en Seine
August 24- Amsterdam, Netherlands-Once In A Blue Moon Festival
August 25-Leipzig, Germany-Haus Auensee
August 27-Copenhagen, Denmark-Grey Hall
August 28-Oslo, Norway-Rockefeller
August 29-Stockholm, Sweden-Debaser Medis
August 31-Stuttgart, Germany-Im Wizemann
September 1-Prato, Italy-Settembre Prato è Spettacolo
September 2-Milan, Italy-Circolo Magnolia
September 4-Linz, Austria-Posthof
September 6-Barcelona, Spain-Razzmatazz
September 8-Santiago de Compostela, Spain-Auditorio De Galicia
September 10-Lyon, France-Radiant
September 11-Frankfurt, Germany-Batschkapp
September 12-Luxembourg City, Luxembourg--Den Atelier
September 14-Glasgow, UK-02 Academy
September 15-Manchester, UK-Albert Hall

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