Eels’ Mark ‘E’ Everett invites the Queen to London gig

Read E's letter to the Queen on NME.COM

Mark ‘E’ Everett of Eels has sent a letter to the Queen inviting her to his gig next Monday (February 25) at London’s Royal Festival Hall venue.

In the letter Everett offers Queen Elizabeth II a free guest-list place for the gig plus a free copy of his book, ‘Things The Grandchildren Should Know’.

He also offers the monarch signed copies of his recent compilation albums, ‘Meet The Eels’ and ‘Useless Trinkets’.

Everett writes: “We have played the Festival Hall several times and I’ve noticed that your royal box is usually empty. I’d like to change that. We have also played your Queen Elizabeth and Royal Albert Halls. I don’t think you were at those shows either.

“I recently saw the movie ‘The Queen’ and while I know that wasn’t actually you in the film, it made me think that I would like you as a person. I’d like you to be one of the people who call me ‘E’. If you’re free February 25, please come down to the show.

Read Eels’ letter to The Queen in full on the NME Office Blog now.

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