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Bright Eyes

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On Band: Bright Eyes

Report and Interview by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 1 July 2000

AT THE RIPE age of 20, Conor Oberst is a little long in the tooth to be properly termed a prodigy, but his talents are ...

Bright Eyes: Letting Off The Happiness (Wichita) ***

Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, June 2001

Prequel to last year's impressive Fevers And Mirrors from Omaha wunderkind ...

Bright Eyes: Lifted, Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground (Wichita)

Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, October 2002

Nebraskan boy wonder bunkers down for apocalypse. ...

2002: The Year in Music — Yancey Strickler's annotated list

Guide by Yancey Strickler, Flak Magazine, 31 December 2002

Yancey's Tracks: 1. 'Losing My Edge' | LCD Soundsystem 2. 'No One Knows' | Queens of the Stone Age 3. 'Let's Push Things Forward' | The Streets 4. 'Soft ...

Omaha: Next Stop Nowhere

Report and Interview by Will Hermes, Spin, July 2003

America's new indie-rock capital was born when a 13-year-old songsmith named Conor Oberst started putting out recordings on his brother's bedroom cassette label. Ten years ...

Bright Eyes: Northsix, Brooklyn, New York

Live Review by Will Hermes, Spin, December 2004

WHEN CONOR OBERST WAS 16, he fronted a promising, alt-rockin' band calledCommander Venus. They signed an ill-fated contract — at one unfortunate juncture, the band ...

Bright Eyes: I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning/Digital Ash In A Digital Urn

Review by Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, January 2005

SOMETIMES YOU can be too darn talented for your own good. Regularly described as a "boy genius", 24 year old Conor Oberst – doe-eyed self-obsessive, ...

Bright Eyes: Inside Conor Oberst (Literally!)

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, January 2005

JOHN LENNON sang, "I may be a dreamer, but I’m not the only one," in 1970’s 'Imagine'. ...

Conor Oberst: Dream Catcher

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, January 2005

CONOR OBERST is an anomaly. While his hometown is famous for the two-inch Omaha Steaks that are FedEx-ed around the nation to lesser protein-endowed states, ...

Bright Eyes: Burning Like Fire

Report and Interview by James Medd, Esquire, February 2005

Bright Eyes, the sharpest act in the US today, turns his gaze from his navel to the world. ...

Bright Eyes: Metropolitan University, Leeds

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 15 March 2005

THERE ARE PROBABLY TEAMS of record-company scientists striving to create the perfect amalgam of Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen, but Bright Eyes singer ...

Bright Eyes: Koko, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 22 March 2007

IT IS A TRIBUTE to Conor Oberst's force of personality that the name Bright Eyes is now associated with him rather than with the rabbit-eulogising ...

Bright Eyes: That Vision Thing

Interview by Stevie Chick, MOJO, April 2007

As Bright Eyes he's spent half his 27 years as the boozy Dylan of disaffected youth. On the eve of a new album, Stevie Chick ...

Bright Eyes: Scala, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 15 February 2011

IT'S THE DAY before Conor Oberst's 31st birthday but a spontaneous audience rendition of 'Happy Birthday' has left the Nebraska singer-songwriter grimacing. "Well, it's one ...

Conor Oberst: Catching Up With... Bright Eyes

Interview by Steve LaBate, Paste, 23 February 2011

AFTER A LENGTHY FOUR-YEAR HIATUS from the band that launched his career, Conor Oberst has reunited with his longtime Bright Eyes collaborators Mike Mogis and ...

Bright Eyes: The People's Key

Review and Interview by Steve LaBate, Paste, 8 March 2011

BRIGHT EYES' LATEST ALBUM, The People's Key, plays like some strange transmission beamed from deep space. In other words, it's nothing like its tethered-to-earth 2007 ...

Bright Eyes: Radio City Music Hall, NYC

Live Review by Iman Lababedi, Rock NYC, 10 March 2011

THE LAST word we heard as we left Radio City Music Hall last night, was "Mercy", repeated twice – once by Conor Oberst and once ...

Oh, Mercy: Bright Eyes at Radio City Music Hall, NYC

Live Review by Iman Lababedi, Rock NYC, 10 March 2011

THE LAST word we heard as we left Radio City Music Hall last night, was "Mercy", repeated twice – once by Conor Oberst and once ...

see also The Faint

see also Desaparecidos

see also Monsters of Folk

see also Conor Oberst


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