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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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Michael Stipe, Billie Eilish, Foo Fighters and More Cosign New Planned Parenthood Voting Campaign

Following the speedy confirmation of Justice Amy Comey Barrett and fear of losing health care rights, Michael Stipe, Billie Eilish, Foo Fighters and other musicians…
Emily Tan / October 28, 2020

Bright Eyes Team With Phoebe Bridgers, Flea on ‘Miracle of Life’

After a nearly decade-long absence, Bright Eyes have returned not just with a new album, but today (Oct. 23), they've also released a new protest…
Emily Tan / October 23, 2020

Bright Eyes Play Down in the Weeds Tracks for Remote Tiny Desk Concert

If you thought Tiny Desk Concerts would be impossible without all band members in the same room, you don't know Bright Eyes very well.
Brenton Blanchet / September 28, 2020

Bright Eyes Cover Thin Lizzy’s ‘Running Back’

Bright Eyes covered "Running Back," a lesser-known tune by Irish classic rockers Thin Lizzy, on SiriusXM Sessions over the weekend, singer Conor Oberst paying close homage…
Katherine Turman / August 24, 2020

Bright Eyes Perform on CBS This Morning: Watch

On Friday, Bright Eyes released their first album in nine years, Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was, and on Saturday they celebrated the…
Katrina Nattress / August 23, 2020

Bright Eyes Refuse to Be Your Nostalgia Act

The last time Bright Eyes released an album, President Obama had only been in office for a couple years, Christian Bale was still Batman, and…
Josh Chesler / August 18, 2020

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
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