The new Eleven Eleven release 'the unlovable ep' showcases the two sides of Eleven Eleven. The ep commences with a remix of the cure inspired track 'unlovable' from their spring 2004 release 'head.' the second track 'be there' was recorded this summer for this release and recalls late 80's new order with it's singing layered guitar melody and floating vocal. The following track, 'suicide tuesday,' was originally recorded during the 'head' sessions and exposes an early REM influence circa 'murmur.' this song is about the tug of war between responsibility and the rush of intentional irresponsibility and being 'painfully aware' of the consequences. 'beautiful' follows with a straight forward Eleven Eleven assault of overdriven fender amps and simple melody lines. It's lyrically about the frustration of feeling helpless and letting go of comfort zones. The next track in line, 'paper cut,' was also recorded during the 'head' sessions. It's predominantly lead singer jeff giuliani layering rich synth lines over a flangey arpeggio with vocals mixed in a missile silo. The closing track once again finds jeff alone in the studio with nothing but a few hours left of darkness before the sun rises along with too many cups of coffee. The resulting track 'voiceless a' is a my bloody valentine layer-fest of watery guitars and backward vocals that ends the ep in perfect form. Eleven Eleven is currently touring the nation supporting 'the unlovable ep.'
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