Conor Oberst

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The Anniversary

Rabbit Fur Coat Turns 10

Jenny Lewis was the first musician who taught me that I didn’t have to be a bummer or a badass in order to be taken…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 25, 2016 - 11:56 am

List

The 9 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Sunday

There were headliners on all three days of Coachella, as there are every year. But this year, there was really only one headliner, and that…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2015 - 10:37 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Bright Eyes Songs

"To me, Conor Oberst resembles Patti Smith a great deal," R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe told me in an interview back in 2008. "As a performer, as…
John Everhart | April 25, 2013 - 11:53 am

More Conor Oberst stories

Hear Ryan Adams’ “20th Call Of The Day” From The Juliet, Naked Soundtrack

In the new movie Juliet, Naked, a romantic comedy adapted from a Nick Hornby novel, Ethan Hawke plays Tucker Crowe, a reclusive and unheralded songwriter…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2018 - 9:32 am

Hear Ethan Hawke Sing Conor Oberst’s New Song “LAX” From The Juliet, Naked Soundtrack

Juliet, Naked comes out this Friday. The film is an adaptation of the Nick Hornby novel of the same name -- the same mind behind…
James Rettig | August 14, 2018 - 5:12 pm

Ryan Adams, Conor Oberst Contribute New Songs To Rock Rom-Com Juliet, Naked

Adaptations of Nick Hornby novels always come with some music woven into them. There was, of course, High Fidelity; there's also About A Boy and…
Ryan Leas | June 29, 2018 - 4:15 pm

Watch Phoebe Bridgers, Soccer Mommy, & Conor Oberst Cover Sheryl Crow In Brooklyn

Phoebe Bridgers headlined Music Hall Of Williamsburg last night with opener Soccer Mommy. That's a good bill! And it got even better when Conor Oberst…
Chris DeVille | February 23, 2018 - 4:26 pm

Phoebe Bridgers – “Would You Rather” Video (Feat. Conor Oberst)

Recent Best New Bands honoree Phoebe Bridgers released her debut album, Stranger In The Alps, a couple months ago, and today she's shared a video…
James Rettig | December 11, 2017 - 12:12 pm

Watch Conor Oberst & The Felice Brothers Cover Tom Petty’s “Walls” At Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

Conor Oberst performed at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass on Friday, and he ended his set with a tribute to the late Tom Petty. Watch him cover…
Peter Helman | October 8, 2017 - 4:47 pm

Conor Oberst Opens Up On Effects Of False Rape Accusation

Conor Oberst is still reeling from the false rape accusation against him that made headlines in early 2014, a life-altering event he compares to "getting…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | August 11, 2017 - 9:22 am

Watch Conor Oberst Chat And Perform On Charlie Rose

Conor Oberst recently reworked last year's stripped-down Ruminations into the full-band Salutations. And last night, he went on Charlie Rose to perform "Till St. Dymphna…
Peter Helman | July 29, 2017 - 12:50 pm

Watch An Intense, Hungover-Looking Conor Oberst Play James Corden

A couple of months ago, veteran indie soul-barer Conor Oberst released Salutations, the full-band album that reworked the spare, haunted solo songs from Ruminations, the…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 9:31 am

Conor Oberst – “Barbary Coast (Later)” Video

Last month, Conor Oberst released Salutations, a companion album to last year's stripped-down Ruminations, and today he's sharing a video for "Barbary Coast (Later)." It…
James Rettig | April 4, 2017 - 1:05 pm

Stream Conor Oberst Salutations

It's hard to imagine anyone having a problem with stripped-down Conor Oberst, but Conor Oberst is here to rescue us from stripped-down Conor Oberst anyway.
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2017 - 9:08 am

Conor Oberst – “Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out” Video

After releasing the raw, stripped-back album Ruminations last year, former Bright Eyes mastermind Conor Oberst is coming back next month with a new full-band album…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2017 - 10:40 am

Stream Sun Kil Moon Common As Light And Love Are Red Valleys Of Blood

Last year, Sun Kil Moon mastermind Mark Kozelek released two albums: One collection of covers, and one full-length collaboration with Jesu. And now he's already…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2017 - 9:07 am

Conor Oberst – “A Little Uncanny” Video & “Napalm”

Conor Oberst will release a new album in March titled Salutations, and its debut single, "A Little Uncanny," comes along with a Josh Rawson-directed video.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2017 - 11:29 am

Conor Oberst – “Tachycardia (Full Band)” & “Afterthought”

Earlier this fall, the erstwhile Bright Eyes mastermind Conor Oberst released the sad, spare, minimal solo album Ruminations, which he recorded while snowed in in…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2016 - 10:44 am
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