LA-based multi-hyphenate producer Eli Hirsch aka Eli Hurts has announced his debut album “Ouch, Eli Hurts” will land on Friday 14th April, 2023, via Rude Records and celebrates by releasing visuals for his new single “Hot Shit”.
Luring listeners in with a soft instrumental, “Hot Shit” unleashes its supercharged potential with a cathartic chorus that goes onto transform the entire track. Eli Hurts gives some insight into the new single, he says: “Me and my friend Katie wrote this song in the desert. The whole thing is sort of a front because it’s easy to get angry when someone leaves you but it’s way harder to just be sad. so this song is the angry part. scream away”.
Speaking about the album news, Eli describes “Ouch, Eli Hurts” as the record he wanted to make since childhood. Explaining that “ever since I was a kid I wanted to make this record. It just had to happen. I think it’s sick. It’s loud, it’s over the top. The record’s about feeling alone, like the world is falling apart, and heartbreak. I had so much fucking fun making it. Enjoy. or don’t”.
“Hot Shit” follows Eli’s previous singles “Runts”, “Member of the World” and “The Best”, earning support from critical tastemakers such as BBC Radio 1’s Future Alternative with Nels Hylton, Kerrang! Radio’s Fresh Blood Alex Baker as well as Kerrang!, Rock Sound, American Songwriter, Substream Magazine and The Honey Pop.
Releasing his debut EP “Future Accountants of America, Unite” in 2020, Eli set the tone for his career as he worked alongside friend and producer Ethan Gruska (Phoebe Bridgers, Fiona Apple) to create an impeccable future-forward blend of alternative, pop, punk, emo and synth music. With influences including the likes of My Chemical Romance, 100 Gecs, Steven Sondheim, Smashing Pumpkins, Lil Peep and Weezer, Eli Hurts is a relatable and exciting artist for 2023.
Pre-order “Ouch, Eli Hurts” here.
1. Hot Shit
3. Rather Do
4. Member of the World
5. Upside Down From Here
6. Parking Lot Phillosophers
7. Virtually Reality
9. I Hate Me (I Don’t Anymore But I Did When I Wrote This Song)
10. Them (feat. Love Fame Tragedy)