I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
Ten years later, he's become an icon not just to the independent alternative rock world, but to the contemporary music world in general for starting his own music label (Saddle Creek Records, based out of his native Omaha, Neb.), alongside Bright Eyes in 1994.
And for refusing to compromise his ideals for the money promised by big record labels, despite his band's ever-growing popularity. Characterized by the chaotic mishmashed orchestral sounds of piano, oboe and violin combined with Oberst's organic voice cracking poetic lyrics about love, politics and drugs, a Bright Eyes show is not to be missed - or soon forgotten.
LP / CD / MP3
LP / CD / Deluxe CD / MP3