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Bright Eyes

I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning

LBJ-072-1

Format

Bob Ludwig remastered version also available

LP PACKAGING NOTES:

  • 180g vinyl pressed at RTI
  • Includes CD

Containing what are undeniably his finest songs to date, I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning, and Digital Ash in a Digital Urn, two separate albums simultaneously released on January 25th, 2005, provide unequivocal proof that 24 year-old Oberst belongs to the lineage of great American songwriters.These albums are a soundly articulated slice of modern American life rolled into two very different records.

I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning, is a country-tinged melange of Conor's finest acoustic songs, featuring guest vocal appearances from Emmylou Harris and Jim James (My Morning Jacket), whereas Digital Ash in a Digital Urn is a more produced, band-centric album featuring cameo appearances by Nick Zinner of Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

The new songs are bursting with all of the rough edges and heartfelt poetry for which Bright Eyes records have earned their acclaim, while exposing a glorious new level of depth and texture to the writing and delivery. Recorded back-to-back, the albums work in tandem to elucidate both sides of Conor's recent creative output.

Release Date: January 25th, 2005

TRACK LIST
01. At the Bottom of Everything
02. We Are Nowhere and It's Now
03. Old Soul Song (for the New World Order)
04. Lua
05. Train Under Water
06. First Day of My Life
07. Another Travelin' Song
08. Land Locked Blues
09. Poison Oak
10. Road to Joy
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