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Bright Eyes Announce 2020 Tour Dates

Bright Eyes are finally going on tour. After revealing that they were working on new music and announced a limited number of comeback performances, Bright Eyes…
Emily Tan / February 18, 2020

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Conor Oberst Reveals Why Trump Isn’t Mentioned on New Bright Eyes Album

Bright Eyes are gearing up to release their tenth studio album, Down in the Weeds Where the World Once Was, this summer. And while we've heard a…
Katrina Nattress / June 28, 2020

Bright Eyes Perform ‘Mariana Trench’ on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Following the release of their video for "Mariana Trench" earlier in the day, Bright Eyes performed the new single on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on…
Emily Tan / June 23, 2020

Bright Eyes Drop ‘Mariana Trench’ Video, Reveal New Album Details

Bright Eyes have kicked off the week on a very high note. Not only have they released a new video for the single, "Mariana Trench,"
Emily Tan / June 22, 2020

Phoebe Bridgers Shares Cover of Bright Eyes’ ‘First Day of My Life’

Weeks ahead the release of her sophomore effort, Punisher, indie rocker Phoebe Bridgers is giving fans something of an entree. On Wednesday, Bridgers dropped…
Brenton Blanchet / June 3, 2020

Bright Eyes Share Another New Single, ‘One and Done’ Featuring Flea

Bright Eyes have shared a third song from their not-yet-titled ninth album, which sure seems to be arriving sometime in 2020 and breaking a nine-year…
Daniel Kohn / May 27, 2020

The 50 Best Songs of 2020 (So Far)

Great songs have a freedom that albums don't because great songs only have to pull off their trick once. It's like how a great SNL…
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2020

Bright Eyes Share Somber New Single ‘Forced Convalescence’

While their tour plans next month are no longer going to happen, Bright Eyes are making sure that new music continues to flow. The band…
Emily Tan / April 21, 2020

Bright Eyes Share ‘Persona Non Grata’

Bright Eyes have previously teased that they were making new music, and now they have finally released "Persona Non Grata." This is their first music…
Emily Tan / March 24, 2020

Death Cab for Cutie: Our 2005 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the September 2005 Issue of SPIN. Bruce Springsteen walks into a photo studio in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen, looking…
Brian Raftery / August 25, 2019

Watch Better Oblivion Community Center Debut New Song, Cover Bright Eyes on KEXP

Better Oblivion Community Center just ended a stretch of European tour dates last month, but the indie supergroup made up of Phoebe Bridgers and Bright…
Rob Arcand / June 23, 2019

The Only Living Boy In New York: Our February 2005 Conor Oberst Story

I should probably take Conor Oberst out for a sandwich because it looks like he hasn't had one for a while, but instead I buy…
Jon Dolan / January 25, 2018

Watch Conor Oberst and The Felice Brothers Cover Tom Petty’s “Walls (Circus)”

Conor Oberst and the Felice Brothers, who are currently touring as his backing band, paid tribute to the late Tom Petty by covering the singer-songwriter's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 9, 2017

Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst Talks Cassadaga in 2007 SPIN Interview

Bright Eyes’ Cassadaga was released April 10, 2007. Steve Kandell’s interview with singer Conor Oberst originally ran in the April 2007 issue of SPIN. In…
Steve Kandell / April 10, 2017

New Music: Stream Conor Oberst’s Salutations

Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst's new album, Salutations, is out March 17. It's an emotionally poignant continuation of 2016's solo album Ruminations, as Oberst is…
Emma May / March 9, 2017
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