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Bright Eyes: The Studio Albums 2000-2011 box set is available for pre-order on Vinyl and CD.

Bright Eyes are the Omaha, Nebraska-based band led by lauded songwriter Conor Oberst. Recording from the age of 14, Oberst first reached national, and then international, attention with the release of 2000's Fevers and Mirrors, recorded when he was just 19 years old. The next 11 years saw the band's output receive widespread critical acclaim, building a huge and dedicated fan following. Between 1998 and 2011 they released nine albums on the Omaha-based independent label Saddle Creek.

Bright Eyes are Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott.


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Bright Eyes – The Studio Albums 2000-2011

July 20, 2016

Bright Eyes are re-releasing six albums mastered by legendary engineer Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering. The reissues will be released as a box set, available on Vinyl or CD format, on Sept 16th, 2016. The reissues will be available individually in November.

The Studio Albums 2000-2011 box set includes remastered versions of Fevers and Mirrors (2000), LIFTED or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002), I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning (2005), Digital Ash in a Digital Urn (2005), and Cassadaga (2007). The box set more »

Bright Eyes – I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning goes gold!

May 7, 2013

Saddle Creek recently received notice from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) that the Bright Eyes album I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning has been certified Gold, meaning it has sold more than 500,000 copies. It’s a first for the band, a first for Saddle Creek, and a measurable milestone of sorts.

With this news we are now eligible to purchase expensive trophies (I believe they call them “Plaques”) that we can hang up around our homes and offices as a sign of our “success.”

But more importantly, it signifies something bigger. It reminds us that music can make a huge impact more »