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Eels played Brooklyn Steel, covered Prince (pics, setlist, video)

Quirky, orchestral indie rock vet Eels returned with new album The Deconstruction back in April and brought their tour to NYC’s Brooklyn Steel on Saturday, June 9. While they played lots of songs from the new LP and classics like “Mr. E’s Beautiful Blues,” “Novocaine for the Soul” and “Souljacker part I” they also played a number of covers, including Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” and “When You Were Mine” in honor of it being Prince’s birthday just a couple days prior. (They also covered The Who and Brian Wilson.) You can check out the setlist and video (including Raspberry Beret) below and pictures from the show, along with opener That 1 Guy, in the gallery above

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SETLIST: Eels @ Brooklyn Steel 6/9/2018 (via)
Out in the Street (The Who)
Raspberry Beret (Prince)
Bone Dry
Flyswatter
Dog Faced Boy
From Which I Came/A Magic World
Dirty Girl
Daisies of the Galaxy
Prizefighter
Rusty Pipes
Open My Present
You Are the Shining Light
My Beloved Monster
In My Dreams
Climbing to the Moon
I Like the Way This Is Going
Little Joe!
Today Is the Day
Novocaine for the Soul
Souljacker, Part I
I Like Birds
P.S. You Rock My World

Encore:
When You Were Mine (Prince)

Encore 2:
Mr. E’s Beautiful Blues
Fresh Blood
Love and Mercy (Brian Wilson)
Blinking Lights (For Me)
Wonderful, Glorious

photos by P Squared

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