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01/01/2008 | Rolling Stone | | Feature
Top 100 Songs of 2007

#5 "Four Winds, Bright Eyes

The lyrics evoke W.B. Yeats; the music, J.C. Mellencamp. No song better captured our current sense of looming apocalypse than this one, which also makes a case for Conor Oberst as one of the best and bravest lyricists out there: "The Bible's blind, the Torah's deaf, the Koran's mute/If you burned them all together, you'd get close to the truth.


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