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Bright Eyes to Release Rarities Collection

Conor Oberst and co. will release a 19-track set of singles, unreleased tracks, and more, recorded between 1998 and 2005.

While Bright Eyes fans anxiously await the follow-up to 2005’s I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning and Digital Ash in a Digital Urn, Conor Oberst and co. is sating their hunger with a set of singles, unreleased tracks, collaborations and covers recorded between 1998 and 2005. Noise Floor, which hits shelves Oct. 24, features tracks pulled from four-track cassette, MiniDisc, reel-to-reel tape, and computer, as well as a guest appearance from Janet Weiss of Sleater-Kinney.

Here is the track listing for Noise Floor:

1. “Mirrors and Fevers” (Don’t Be Frightened of Turning The Page EP – 2000)
2. “I Will Be Grateful for this Day” (Sub Pop Singles Club – 2001)
3. “Trees Get Wheeled Away” (Lost & Found, Volume 1 – 2003)
4. “Drunk Kid Catholic” (3 Hit Songs From Bright Eyes – UK single – 2003)
5. “Spent on Rainy Days” (Home series on Post Parlo Records – 2002)
6. “The Vanishing Act” (Too Much Of A Good Thing 7″ – 1999)
7. “Soon You Will Be Leaving Your Man” (Motion Sickness 7″ – 2000)
8. “Blue Angels Air Show” (DIW cover mount 7″ – 2002)
9. “Weather Reports” (Unreleased 7″ with M.Ward)
10. “Seashell Tale” (Unreleased 7″ with M.Ward)
11. “Bad Blood” (Album Leaf 7″ split – 2001)
12. “Amy in the White Coat” (vinyl only b-side No Beginning To The Story EP – 2002)
13. “Devil Town” (The Late Great Daniel Johnston – 2004)
14. “I’ve Been Eating (for You)” (3 New Hit Songs From Bright Eyes – UK single – 2001)
15. “Happy Birthday to Me” (Feb. 15) (3 New Hit Songs From Bright Eyes – UK single – 2001)
16. “Motion Sickness” (7″ – 2000)

Additional tracks available on vinyl only:

17. “Act of Contrition” (Second Thoughts compilation – 2000)
18. “Hungry for a Holiday” (Album Leaf 7″ – 2001)
19. “When the Curious Girl Realizes She Is Under Glass Again” (Sub Pop singles club – 2001)
20. “Entry Way Song” (Amos House Vol 2 – 2002)
21. “It’s Cool, We Can Still Be Friends” (Transmission One: Tea At The Palaz of Hoon – 2000)

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