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Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst Plans New Punk LP, 'Payola' With Desaparecidos, While 'City On the Hill' Streams

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Conor Oberst, the shaky voice and passioante lyricist behind indie-folk band, Bright Eyes, will reunite with his old Nebraskan punk band, Desaparecidos to record a new album.READ MORE

Lorde performs in New Zealand

Review: Lorde Covers Bright Eyes' "Ladder Song" for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' and Breaks Your Heart [LISTEN]

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Lorde is looking to make you cry on the final song from her The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 soundtrack. After a slew of songs from the latest Hunger Games movie have hit the Internet, today (Nov. 14), the OST's last song, a Lorde sung cover of Bright Eyes' "Ladder Song" arrived online, and it's just as heartbreaking as you'd imagine.READ MORE

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7 Artists Who Have Released Two Albums at Once: Guns N' Roses, Bruce Springsteen and More

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Recently, pop legend Prince returned with not one album, but two new albums — "Art Official Age" and "PLECTRUMELECTRUM" — both of which were released Sept. 30. Though this is typical Prince eccentricity, he is far from the first artist to do this. Here are seven other artists who have released two albums in one day, including Guns N' Roses and Bruce Springsteen.READ MORE

Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis, Conor Oberst Recorded Album Together 11 Years Ago Called 'Blood on the 4-Tracks,' Discuss Releasing It [WATCH]

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In an interview with "Noisey" — it is more like a filmed conversation, really — Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley and Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes revealed that 11 years ago they recorded an album called "Blood on the 4-Tracks." Though some of the songs recorded for this album eventually turned up on Bright Eyes and Rilo Kiley albums, the complete album has never seen the light of day, and they recently discussed releasing it.READ MORE


OutKast, Wu-Tang Clan, The Flaming Lips, More To Release Special Edition Records For Record Store Day's Black Friday Event

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For the last few years, Record Store Day has been holding a special Black Friday event with exclusive, limited edition vinyl releases from prominent artists. Today, Pitchfork reports that this year's Black Friday releases have been announced, which includes releases from OutKast, The Flaming Lips, Wu-Tang Clan, and more.READ MORE

Conor Oberst

Live Review: Conor Oberst, Dawes Get Folky and Full in New York City's Central Park with Career-Spanning Setlist

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As the sun set in New York City's Central Park last night (July 29), singer-songwriter Conor Oberst was talking about cannibalism and the looming demise of humankind. "This song is about when all the water and oil runs out and we turn into cannibals. It's not that far away," the frontman warned the sizable and enthusiastic crowd before easing into the Bright Eyes track "No One Would Riot For Less."READ MORE

Conor Oberst

[UPDATE] Conor Oberst: Bright Eyes Singer NOT Dropped From Record Label Following Rape Allegation

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In an earlier story, Music Times reported that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst had been dropped from his label Nonesuch following rape allegations - originally broke by TMZ.READ MORE

Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst: Bright Eyes Singer Loses $200K Record Deal Because Of Rape Allegation, Seeks $1.2M From Courts

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Back in February of this year, TMZ reported that Bright Eyes’ own Conor Oberst was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in 2003. The musician insisted – and continues to insist – he never did so and subsequently sued for $1.2 million for defamation. In recent news, Oberst is now asserting that the entire situation tanked his record deal, which was worth upwards of $200,000. Naturally, he wants his money even more now.READ MORE

Bright Eyes In Concert At The Williamsburg Waterfront

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Joins Conor Oberst and Dawes in Kentucky

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Jim James joins Dawes and Conor Oberst onstage in Kentucky.READ MORE

5 Musicians Who Pointlessly Went Solo

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There are plenty of good reasons for an artist to release a solo album. Maybe their band broke up, or maybe they want to write some songs in a different style. However, sometimes musicians go ahead and release solo music that could have been easily been released with their band. Here are five musicians who didn't need to go solo.READ MORE

Mac Miller does shockingly straightforward cover of Bright Eyes' 'Lua'

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Mac Miller is best known for being a sort of lewd rapper who grinds on chicks at concerts and does pretty decent music, especially as a rapper with an independent spirit. But, how far does his love of indie go? Deep. In odd covers of the week, today (Feb. 7) Miller dropped a cover version of Bright Eyes' "Lua."READ MORE

Meet Me In St Louis

12 Days of Christmas: 10 Best Versions of 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'

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For day three, we'll be looking at "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas." Originally done by Judy Garland for the 1944 musical Meet Me in St. Louis, the track actually tells the story of a family who won't be able to spend time together for the holidays due to a job promotion in New York. It's a somber reality of the holiday, but not necessarily the most joyful... All the history aside, who does the best "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas?" Check out the 10 best versions below.READ MORE

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