Posts Tagged ‘Parlophone’

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ELI talks to Blues & Soul

May 27, 2010

Check out this great new interview with Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed talking to our friends at Blues & Soul.

As ever, scribe Pete Lewis gets the most from the artists he interviews!

Here’s a choice excerpt:

“…when I was making ‘Come And Get It!’ I was listening to a lot of the late-Sixties/early-Seventies soul music from Chicago, like Tyrone Davis and Mel & Tim”, begins a knowledgeable Eli from his New York home: “So, while recording I was particularly going for the way that they were able to orchestrate those records back then and kind of balance out the really dirty, funky elements of the rhythm section – and sometimes the vocal – with the beautiful string sections, the horns and backing vocal harmonies. Which I always thought was really, really interesting.”

Read the interview in full here:

http://www.bluesandsoul.com/feature/542/eli_paperboy_read_read_all_about_it/

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ELI talks new album

May 24, 2010

 

Our boy’s been getting some great press in the UK!

Check out this brilliant interview with Eli talking about the new album Come And Get It with soulandjazzfunk.com.

Read it here:

http://www.soulandjazzandfunk.com/news.asp

Also, the Daily Star gave a great write-up of Eli’s recent show!

And finally, another very good feature in the Sunday Mail:

We like it!

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ELI ‘PAPERBOY’ REED Radio 2 session

May 17, 2010

Eli played a blinding live session on Dermot O’Leary’s Radio 2 show at the weekend.

He performed two tracks, including current single Come And Get It. Seriously good…

There was also a fun interview too!

Check it out on the iPlayer link – Eli’s on in the 2nd hour…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00sdqx5/Dermot_OLeary_15_05_2010/

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Irish Times love ELI

May 14, 2010

Great review of the Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed album Come And Get It in today’s Irish Times.

They write that he’s “channelling the soulful sensibilities of Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and Al Green.”

Loving that!

Read the review in full here:

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/theticket/2010/0514/1224270327000.html

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ELI lights up the Scala stage!

May 11, 2010

Click on the link below to see some great shots by Life magazine of Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed’s show at London’s Scala last night.

Looked hot!

Check them out here:

http://www.life.com/search/?type=images&q0=ELI+PAPERBOY+REED

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ELI’s triple threat: record, tour, video!

May 5, 2010

Eli’s video for forthcoming single Come And Get It is here, and it funks out for real!

Watch it here:

Single and album, both titled Come And Get It drop in the UK this Monday coming May 10th!

Eli’s tour also kicks-off next Monday with a show at London’s Scala, with further dates in Manchester, Brighton, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin.

Full deets on Eli’s UK site, where you can also download album closer Explosion for free!

http://www.elipaperboyreed.com/uk

Finally, check out some press praise that our boy has been getting with the new record.

“Recognition flashes might suggest Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett or Sam Cooke but this is absorption and re-imagination not imitation. Surrounded by punchy horns [and] crackling guitar licks… this is one Paperboy who delivers” – Mojo

“By giving 60s soul a White Stripes like no-nonsense makeover he’s made an unholy racket that sounds like Rocket From The Crypt in a barroom brawl with the James Brown Band” – Classic Rock

“His voice has become a powerhouse somewhere between Al Green and Otis Redding… the horn-filled arrangements, his driving Stax-fuelled band and that voice carry him through” – Q

“Irresistible. And boy, the fellow can sing” – Uncut

Big!

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ELI takes Come And Get It to Spain!

April 27, 2010

Check out this great clip of Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed tearing it up on Mas Que Baile, the Spanish version of Dancing With The Stars.

It’s a brilliant performance, that once again, makes the forthcoming single Come And Get It come to life. It also makes Eli look like a superstar!

Watch it here: