Bright Eyes

L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks June 20th To 26th

By Alyson Camus | June 19, 2022

Brandi Carlile is at the Greek Theatre for two nights

Best Of 2022: Songs Alphabetically By Artist Through April 30th, 2022

By Iman Lababedi | May 4, 2022

a great remake

Best Of 2022: Songs Alphabetically By Artist Through April 5th, 2022

By Iman Lababedi | April 5, 2022

Vince redeems himself after a bad set at MSG

Best Of 2022: Songs Alphabetically By Artist Through February 28th

By Iman Lababedi | March 3, 2022

the month of the solo man

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 2-4-22 – 2-10-22, Bright Eyes “Companion” Recordings

By Iman Lababedi | February 4, 2022

yet based around a teen dreaminess of depression

Best Of 2022: Songs In Order Of Preference Through January 31st

By Iman Lababedi | February 2, 2022

you are looking at 372 songs by the end of the year

Bright Eyes At Forest Hills Stadium, July 31st, 2021, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | August 1, 2021

the worst I’ve seen Bright Eyes

Paul Simon Has Sold His Entire Catalog, NBC News Tries To Pick Him Apart

By Alyson Camus | April 3, 2021

‘He’ll still end up a historical footnote to Dylan.’

The Other 1%, How Music Streaming Mirrors Our Very Unequal Society

By Alyson Camus | September 12, 2020

approximately 1% have received 90 percent of listeners’ plays

The Earliest Bird: August 21st Top Pick Is Bright Eye’s “Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was”

By Iman Lababedi | August 21, 2020

I was as happy as I’ve been to hear from Conor in over a decade

Press Releases From June 2020: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | June 23, 2020

‘Look up at that Everest Look down in that Mariana Trench’

Live Through This: rock nyc’s Top Concert Picks For the Week Of June 15th, 2020

By Iman Lababedi | June 14, 2020

you’re always better till you’re worse

Bands That Picked The Wrong Year For Their Comeback?

By Alyson Camus | June 8, 2020

it has been the year the music was canceled

Press Releases From May 2020: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | June 1, 2020

News songs from Bright Eyes, Cigarettes After Sex, Thievery Corporation’s Eric Hilton

‘Forced Convalescence’: Bright Eyes’ New Song Navigates Between Mundanity And Epiphany

By Alyson Camus | April 23, 2020

could not have found a better title

A Quarantine In Lyrics

By Alyson Camus | April 8, 2020

plenty of emotions and mindsets to explore

Rescheduled Concerts? We May Be Waiting For Longer Than We Think

By Alyson Camus | April 2, 2020

‘I really want to tell them to reschedule for March or April in 2021’

StubHub Is In Big Trouble And More On Concert Cancelations

By Alyson Camus | March 31, 2020

they have ‘furloughed as much as 67% of their workforce’

Bright Eyes “Persona Non Grata” Reviewed (Stream It Here)

By Iman Lababedi | March 24, 2020

Please, God, let there be better than this coming up

Bright Eyes Are Back: 2020 Dates Announced

By admin | January 22, 2020

2020 is a year of milestones for the band

Some Girls Belong To Some Songs

By Iman Lababedi | April 28, 2015

Sure, songs remind you of times and places but does it remind you of some girls. For me I tend to let the girl dictate to me the song and I don’t mean our song, she might not even know it is our song, but somethings a song and a girl will come together…. Here is five such times.

Conor Oberst Central Park SummerStage Tuesday July 29, 2014 Reviewed

By admin | August 1, 2014

IIt’s a weird realization, feeling like I’ve grown out of who I’ve considered my favorite musician for years. I’ll still listen to him, I don’t skip Bright Eyes when it comes up on shuffle, but his newer work doesn’t appeal to me and some of his older stuff is unlistenable. Conor’s grown up, and I have too, and we’ve gone our separate ways.

Conor Oberst "Hundreds of Ways" Reviewed

By admin | February 13, 2014

It’s so positive, and his classic, iconic wavery voice is incredibly prominent and I love it. “There are hundreds of ways to get through the day, there are hundreds of ways, so just find one.” He’s releasing a solo record on May 20th, and it’s going to follow this more country-tinged direction.

We Take A Look At Marie Lynn's IPod!

By Iman Lababedi | January 27, 2014

On the phone a coupla days ago I asked Marie what she was listening to and in response she sent me her most played list off her Ipod. “When I want to play music where I know I’m gonna love every song, I play this”, she explained. “These are the songs I never get tired of.”

Hear Ye: What rock nyc is listening to 12-24-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 24, 2013

Home For The Holidays – Perry Como – This one takes me back some eight years where a good friend used to sing this for me every Christmas, it is a sweet song isn’t it? – A

An Abundance of Rock Christmas Songs

By Paula Iwamoto-Schaap | December 20, 2013

The rock Christmas album I remember best is A Very Special Christmas, which celebrated its 25th anniversary a couple of years ago. Everyone was playing it on Christmas 1987, even my mother-in-law.

rock nyc Top Songs w-o 12-09-13

By Iman Lababedi | December 13, 2013

Not much of a week for new material, indeed nothing actually made it and that’s a first outside of a Christmas or New Year’s week. And what there is tends to be there because of a concert I’ve seen or am seeing, except for two hit singles!

Bright Eyes "A Christmas Album" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | December 3, 2013

What Bright Eyes understands absolute these timeless songs is that they bring with them their own memories and 12 years after they are recorded, they bring with them the memories of memories; like the memories of childhood and lost loves.


By Iman Lababedi | November 15, 2013

The victims of, and the remains of the victims of, 9-11-01 did not lend themselves to what amounts to a form of anthropomorphism: essentially, changing their character to make them what Springsteen needed them to be in order to fit into his true blue collar tableau

Hear Ye On Spotify: what rock nyc is listening to 11-15-13

By Iman Lababedi | November 15, 2013

it is elegiac and heartbroken, it tears at the political fabric, and it tears at God, only to extoll us to “rise up” like the fire people rising through that tower forever upwards to eternity – A

Bright Eyes’ A Christmas Album Wide Release For The Downtrodden

By Helen Bach | November 11, 2013

There is a fine line between being a deep thinker and a drag. Generally I would let any Bright Eyes new slip past, its not my scene and if you have nothing nice to say don’t say anything at all (do you really think I subscribe to that?!)

The Maria Taylor Interview: "I Married A Republican" And Other Stories From The Deep South

By Iman Lababedi | October 21, 2013

“It was kind of difficult also to write because in the past I would always write when I was sad, it was just therapy for me. Sometimes I would even put myself in a position to get hurt so that I could write…”

Hear ye: What rock nyc is listening to 10-20-13

By Iman Lababedi | October 20, 2013

Every Single Night – Fiona Apple – This is the other half of Fiona. Fiona as nursery rhyme singer, skipping merrily down the path of weirdness before losing it again – A