- Summary: 'I'm Wide Awake' is the more country/acoustic of Conor Oberst's twin January 2005 releases under the Bright Eyes name. Emmylou Harris provides vocals on three tracks.
- Record Label: Saddle Creek
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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Jun 17, 2014It never got better than this for Bright Eyes.. One of the greatest albums of recent times - and stands with the greats of all time.
This album seems to perfectly capture a stage in anyone's life at any given time. From the soul-crushing despairs of heartbreak, to the most hopeful of hopes, to the sour distaste for political affairs.
This is the type of album that touches one day you and sticks to you for the rest of your life.… Expand
JimBMar 9, 2005the new dyan?...my friend he is much bettter than that!
LizJan 15, 2006Personally, I thought this was the best cd i've ever owned and bought. When I first listened to it, Conor's voice had this distinctive sound, and it made me want to hear more. I also love how the music makes you forget everything and it captures you, making you want to go through it again. This is a work of art.… Expand
JohnoMar 24, 2005Absolutely marvellous. If you ever bump into this guy, buy him a beer and don't mention Dylan. He's one of the greatest songwriters around. Check out 'Fevers & Mirrors' and 'Lifted' too.… Expand
DavidMAug 19, 2005In a very strong year for emerging folk tinge talents - Andrew Bird, Sufjan Stevens, Decemberists...I actually think Oberst, while possibly the most prolific, is the least talented. What sets him apart from the others, however, and has garnered him bigger press, is the more direct/slightly more mainstream core to his sound. Some of the songs here are great (LUA, ANOTHER TRAVELING SONG), others near great and fun (AT THE BOTTOM OF EVERYTHING), but overall this is an inconsistent effort from a promising but still not mature artist.… Expand
JimRFeb 26, 2005God this crap is boring. If you wanna here this kinda music done professionally seek out the latest M. Ward or Bonnie Prince Billy cds.
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