Neutral Milk Hotel
Neutral Milk Hotel's In the Aeroplane Over the Sea might be the best indie-rock album of the 1990s. It's certainly one of the most storied. After its 1998 release, frontman Jeff Mangum put the band on hiatus, ostensibly because he never wanted to be a rock star in the first place. Rumors swirled in the indie world that Mangum couldn't handle the success of his magnum opus. But despite Mangum's refusal to do interviews and play shows, Neutral Milk Hotel managed to cultivate a steady and rabid fan base. Considering the relative silence of the past fifteen years, the current reunion tour is a major get for fans. Mangum has brought together the original lineup from In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, and they're sharing a stage with fellow Elephant 6 artists Elf Power.
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