Slippery When Wet: Eels Bring Tales Of Desire, Loss & Redemption To Brighton Dome
Mark Oliver Everett (E) has a back story many-a-major record label would die for. His father, Hugh Everett III, contributed to science a controversial theory of quantum mechanics that predicts the existence of Parallel Universes, one of the most fantastic scientific predictions ever to have been conceived.
E, meanwhile, has dealt with his sister's suicide, his mother's diagnosis with cancer and the tragic death of his father through the songs that make up the Eels albums.
E said: "My father never, ever said anything to me about his theories. I was in the same house with him for at least 18 years but he was a total stranger to me.
"He was in his own parallel universe. He was a physical presence, like the furniture, sitting there jotting down crazy notations at the dining room table night after night.
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