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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that you wish you could play

The Calendar Hung Itself is my go-to Bright Eyes song and at its base is a really simple song, but due to sheer lack of talent, I’m incapable of playing it. So if I could ever be bothered to learn … Continue reading

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Record review: Bright Eyes, The People’s Key

It’s become a Bright Eyes tradition to start their records with a sound collage; Cassadaga opens with a woman speaking of the occult, Fevers and Mirrors opens with a little boy reading, and this record begins with Denny Brewer, a … Continue reading

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Flashback: Bright Eyes, Letting Off The Happiness (1998)

Letting Off The Happiness is gloriously shambolic, sonically courageous and lyrically stunning. The fact that it was created by a teenager is a mere footnote.
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The records that stick with you

Today I was asked by one of my friends to do one of those Facebook notes that ask you to restrictively list your favourites. In this case it was fifteen albums I’ve heard that will always stick with me. I … Continue reading

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