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The Fiery Furnaces Albums From Worst To Best

From 2003 until 2011, over the span of six studio albums, an EP, a double-disc live extravaganza, and hundreds of catalog-recombinant shows, the Oak Park,…
Raymond Cummings | February 5, 2016 - 12:48 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Stereogum Sessions: Eleanor Friedberger

Welcome to another Stereogum Sessions. In our last edition, we saw Small Black perform in their dark practice space (that was also the location of…
Stereogum | August 19, 2013 - 12:39 pm


Turntable Interview: Eleanor Friedberger

Last month, Eleanor Friedberger released Personal Record, her second solo album and the follow-up to her excellent 2011 offering, Last Summer. While Friedberger rose to…
Melissa Locker | July 11, 2013 - 12:30 pm

More Eleanor Friedberger stories

Watch Eleanor Friedberger Sing With Stephen Malkmus In Bristol

"Refute," one of the early singles from Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks' recent album Sparkle Hard, was a duet featuring Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon. But…
Peter Helman | October 23, 2018 - 11:40 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Everything”

Ever since the Fiery Furnaces went on hiatus in 2011, Eleanor Friedberger, one-half of the sibling duo, has gone from making idiosyncratic prog-pop epics to…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2018 - 10:21 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Make Me A Song” Video

Next month, the singer-songwriter and former (current?) Fiery Furnace Eleanor Friedberger is coming back with the new album Rebound. It's a relatively stripped-down affair; she…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2018 - 8:52 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “In Between Stars”

Eleanor Friedberger is back with the first single from her follow-up to 2016's New View. Whereas last album the former Fiery Furnaces singer worked closely…
Chris DeVille | February 14, 2018 - 9:30 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Your Word” Video

Earlier this year, Eleanor Friedberger released a new solo album, New View. She's already released videos for a bunch of tracks off that album --…
James Rettig | August 17, 2016 - 9:57 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Does Turquoise Work?” Video

The occasional Fiery Furnace Eleanor Friedberger released her New View album at the beginning of the year, and she seems to be on a mission…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2016 - 10:44 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Never Is A Long Time” Video

Eleanor Friedberger went to school in Texas, which means she's been around SXSW both as an observer and performer for quite a while now. With…
James Rettig | March 8, 2016 - 11:48 am

Watch Eleanor Friedberger Perform “Because I Asked You” On Seth Meyers

Eleanor Friedberger made an appearance on Seth Meyers last night, returning to a studio where she occasionally plays with the in-house 8G band. Last night,…
James Rettig | February 17, 2016 - 10:06 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Because I Asked You” Video

The (former?) Fiery Furnace Eleanor Friedberger released her New View album last month, and we've posted her recent videos for "He Didn't Mention His Mother"
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2016 - 12:53 pm

Stream Eleanor Friedberger New View

Eleanor Friedberger made a grand return last year when she released a video featuring a new song called "False Alphabet City." The track was used…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 14, 2016 - 10:07 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “Sweetest Girl” Video

Last year, Eleanor Friedberger announced the release of her third solo album, New View, with "He Didn't Mention His Mother," and today she's shared another…
James Rettig | January 6, 2016 - 10:35 am

Eleanor Friedberger – “He Didn’t Mention His Mother” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Since breaking off from the Fiery Furnaces a few years back, Eleanor Friedberger's reinvented herself as a singer-songwriter quite effortlessly. She gave us a new…
Charles Innis | December 3, 2015 - 9:57 am

Watch Eleanor Friedberger Play “Auld Lang Syne” On Wine Glasses For Segura Viudas

Singer-songwriter Eleanor Friedberger, one half of the sadly-on-hiatus Fiery Furnaces along with her brother Matthew, announced her new album New View and shared its first…
Peter Helman | November 29, 2015 - 9:27 pm

Eleanor Friedberger – “He Didn’t Mention His Mother”

Earlier this month, Eleanor Friedberger, the whip-smart singer-songwriter and (formerly?) half of the Fiery Furnaces, came out with a new song called "False Alphabet City."
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2015 - 11:19 am
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