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Mark Eitzel

Mark Eitzel

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Mark Eitzel: Borderline, London

Live Review by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, 26 January 1991

The last laugh ...

Mark Eitzel: Dark Side of the Loon

Interview by Bob Stanley, Melody Maker, 26 January 1991

"YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER JUST LEFT. He made me laugh, he said Americans don't like having their photo taken and I'd better act for the camera. I ...

Mark Eitzel: Tortured Soul

Interview by Max Bell, Vox, June 1991

MARK EITZEL, founding member of the American Music Club, stands before us accused of being "a melancholy angel of doom", a manic depressive with a ...

American Music Club: Humour with an anguished howl

Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 27 March 1993

Mark Eitzel insists that he is just telling stories ...

Mark Eitzel with Peter Buck: Union Chapel, London

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Rolling Stone, 1997

AN OLD CHAPEL in Islington, North London, Prime Minister Tony Blair’s old ‘hood. The stage is set up around the pulpit; the audience sits in ...

Mark Eitzel and Peter Buck

Interview by Chris Roberts, Uncut, July 1997

'People liked it when I was drunk and fell over onstage all the time. That was very popular in Europe for a while' ...

Mark Eitzel: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, The Independent, 14 August 2000

It's not all doom and gloom ...

Mark Eitzel: The Soul Disappears Like A Hairline

Interview by William Higham, Rock's Backpages, 28 April 2001

Mark Eitzel is most famous as the lead singer and songwriter of American Music Club, the influential godfathers of emotive lo-fi. They recorded seven harrowing ...

Doctor Eitzel's Hellraising, Heartbreaking True-Life Songs Of Love And Hate – Satisfaction Guaranteed Or Your Money Back

Profile and Interview by Andrew Mueller, Uncut, March 2008

When American Music Club play live, frontman Mark Eitzel has to be kept away from the cash; if he thinks it's been a bad show, ...

Mark Eitzel: Klamath

Review and Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, December 2009

YOU COULD never accuse Mark Eitzel of having an inflated sense of self. He recently claimed to have no idea how to write a song, ...

see also American Music Club


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