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I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

Author: Amy Phillips
10/12/2005 | Pitchforkmedia.com | www.pitchforkmedia.com | Feature
Conor Oberst continues on his quest to become this generation's Ian MacKaye,
keeping it real by fortifying his commitment to independent music. On
November 15, Oberst's own Team Love Records will release Motion Sickness,
Bright Eyes' first live album, exclusively to indie stores. It will be
distributed by the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) and will be
available online through the Team Love and Think Indie websites. Sorry,
Wal-Mart, you can go fuck yourself.

The disc's fifteen songs were recorded during last winter's Wide Awake World
Tour. It includes several rare tunes, as well as covers of Feist's
"Mushaboom" and Elliott Smith's "The Biggest Lie". Here's the full
tracklist:

01 At the Bottom of Everything
02 We Are Nowhere and It's Now
03 Old Soul Song
04 Make War Short
05 Make War
06 Scale
07 Landlocked Blues
08 Method Acting
09 Train Under Water
10 When the President Talks to God
11 Road to Joy
12 Mushaboom
13 Southern State
14 True Blue
15 The Biggest Lie

As previously reported, Bright Eyes will embark on yet another American tour
next week, criss-crossing the country with the likes of Sons and Daughters,
Feist and Magic Numbers. You'll notice a venue change for the St. Louis show
on November 12. It was discovered that the original location, The Pageant,
had ties to the evil overlord Clear Channel, so Oberst and crew jumped into
their Man-fighting spaceship and bailed.

Keep away, Lowry Mays:

10-22 Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl *
10-25 Santa Cruz, CA - Santa Cruz Civic Center *
10-26 Reno, NV - Reno Hilton *
10-27 Davis, CA - Freeborn Hall *
10-29 Mountain View, CA - Bridge School Benefit
10-30 Mountain View, CA - Bridge School Benefit
10-31 Arcata, CA - Humboldt State University *
11-02 Eugene, OR - McDonald Theatre *
11-03 Bellingham, WA - Mt. Baker Theatre *
11-04 Seattle, WA - Moore Theatre *
11-05 Missoula, MT - University Theatre *
11-06 Salt Lake City, UT - Kingsbury Hall *
11-07 Boulder, CO - Boulder Theatre *
11-08 Boulder, CO - Boulder Theatre (E Town Live)
11-09 Fargo, ND - Playmakers Pavilion #
11-10 Iowa City, IA - Memorial Union (University of Iowa) #
11-11 Omaha, NE - Orpheum Theatre #%
11-12 St Louis, MO - Jesse Auditorium #
11-13 Bloomington, IN - IU Auditorium #
11-14 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium $
11-15 Louisville, KY - W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre $
11-16 Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre $
11-17 Asheville, NC - Thomas Wolf Auditorium $
11-18 Washington, DC - Constitution Hall $
11-19 Philadelphia, PA - Academy of Music $
11-20 Portland, ME - Merrill Auditorium $
11-21 Buffalo, NY - Center for Arts (University of Buffalo) $
11-22 Northampton, MA - Palladium $
11-23 Concord, NH - Capital Center for the Arts $
11-25 Jersey City, NJ - Loews Theatre $
11-26 Jersey City, NJ - Loews Theatre $

* with Sons & Daughters
# with David Dondero, Willy Mason
% with Spoon
$ with Feist, Magic Numbers


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