Published in Relix Magazine, November 3, 2020
After disappearing for the better part of a decade, Bright Eyes could not have picked a better moment to return with a new album. But there’s no way the band could’ve predicted that at the time.
“Our music has always had a bit of an apocalyptic, dystopian bent to it, but I’m no Nostradamus. Maybe it’s just finally our time to shine,” the band’s singer and lead songwriter, Conor Oberst, says with a laugh.
At the moment, he’s sit