ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM “OUCH, ELI HURTS”
SET FOR RELEASE 14TH APRIL 2023
SHARES VIDEO FOR SUPERCHARGED NEW SINGLE “HOT SHIT”
Friday, January 20th 2023 – 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 [Pearlman] 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.
WHAT THE PRESS HAVE SAID ABOUT ELI HURTS:
“Eli Hirsch is his actual name; Eli Hurts is his emo-superhero name. Eli is on a mission to make bloody great music, no matter what the genre.” – Alex Baker, Kerrang! Radio
With help from producer Ethan Gruska (Phoebe Bridgers, Fiona Apple), “What if” is a look into Hirsch’s mind featuring heavy guitars and distorted synths that surround his words in sonic color.” – Alternative Press
“The artist has a knack for dropping tunes that we love to groove to” – Idobi Radio
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More Information about Rude Records
Rude Records is an independent record label with global distribution and a team in US, the UK, Australia, Japan and Asia. Founded in 2000, it currently counts a total catalogue of over 200 releases, and has been developing its own growing roster of international artists during the past decades. Rude Records also represents a selection of alternative US labels in Europe.
Rude Records manages all functions of a typical record label internally (A&R, talent scouting, marketing, PR, communications, royalties management) and has direct worldwide physical distribution deals; Rude Records is digitally distributed worldwide by Sony Music via The Orchard, the main global independent digital aggregator. Rude Records is also a US music publisher.
In 2022, Rude Records earned B-Corp certification for their sustained care and effort to make global change through Rude Cares. Home to the Education For The Future program in Dharavi, India, partnership with Green Future Project and collaboration with Cooperativa Articolo3, Rude Cares aims to connect artists and fans with non-profit entities, associations and benefit projects.
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