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On October 7, 2003.

On October 7, 2003, “Saddle Creek” label released “Hold On Love”, the third Azure Ray studio album. It was recorded in 2003, at “Presto! Recording Studios”, and was produced by Eric Bachmann.

Personnel:

  • Orenda Fink – vocals, guitar, trumpet
  • Maria Taylor – vocals, piano, guitar, drums
  • Clark Baechle – drum programming
  • Ben Armstrong – drums
  • Andy LeMaster – additional instrumentation, engineering, mixing
  • Eric Bachmann – additional instrumentation, arrangement, mixing
  • Mike Mogis – pedal steel, engineering, mixing
  • Doug Van Sloun – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor

  1. The Devil’s Feet
  2. New Resolution
  3. We are Mice
  4. Look to Me
  5. The Drinks We Drank Last Night
  6. Across the Ocean
  7. If You Fall
  8. Sea of Doubts
  9. Dragonfly
  10. Nothing Like a Song
  11. These White Lights will Bend to Make Blue
  12. Hold On Love
  13. Across the Ocean (video)
  14. We are Mice (live)

On August 4, 2008.

On August 4, 2008, “Merge” label released the self-titled, debut Conor Oberst album. It was recorded January – February 2008 and was produced by Conor Oberst.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst– vocals, electric and 12-string guitar, stomp
  • Nate Walcott– organ, piano, electric piano
  • Nik Freitas– vocals, electric guitar
  • Macey Taylor– vocals, bass, stomp
  • Taylor Hollingsworth– guitar, electric guitar, stomp
  • Jason Boesel– vocals, drums, percussion, stomp
  • Andy LeMaster– vocals, tape echo
  • Phil Schaffart– vocals, stomp
  • Janet Weiss– vocals
  • Corina Figueroa-Escamilla– vocals
  • Ruben Mendez Hernandez– conch

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Oberst, except where noted.

  1. Cape Canaveral
  2. Sausalito
  3. Get-Well-Cards
  4. Lenders in the Temple
  5. Danny Callahan
  6. I Don’t Want to Die (In the Hospital)
  7. Eagle on a Pole
  8. NYC – Gone, Gone
  9. Moab
  10. Valle Místico (Ruben’s Song) – Ruben Mendez Hernandez
  11. Souled Out!!! – Conor Oberst, Jason Boesel
  12. Milk Thistle

On April 9, 2007.

On April 9, 2007, “Saddle Creek” label released “Cassadaga”, the seventh Bright Eyes studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Mike Mogis. In February 2008, the album won “Grammy Award” for “Best Recording Package”.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst– voice, guitar, piano, synthesizer
  • Mike Mogis– voice, guitar, bass, pedal steel, lap steel, mandolin, dobro, percussion , vibraphone, baritone, ukulele, glockenspiel
  • Nate Walcott– organ, piano, electric piano, string, orchestral and woodwind arrangement
  • Ward– voice, guitar
  • Janet Weiss– drums
  • Clark Baechle– percussion
  • Stacy DuPree– voice
  • Sherri DuPree– voice
  • Z Berg– voice
  • Rachael Yamagata– voice
  • Hassan Lemtouni – voice
  • Chris MacDonald- voice
  • Gillian Welch– voice
  • Ted Stevens– voice
  • Sean Foley – voice
  • Maria Taylor– voice
  • Andy LeMaster– voice
  • Jake Bellows– voice
  • Suzie Katayama – conductor
  • Bill Meyers – conductor
  • Dan McCarthy– bass
  • Jason Boesel– voice, drums
  • Anton Patzner– violin
  • David Rawlings– guitar
  • Tim Luntzel– bass
  • John McEntire– percussion , electronics
  • Michael Zerang – percussion
  • Jonathan Crawford – percussion
  • Dan Bitney – percussion
  • Dan Fliegel – percussion
  • David Moyer – bass clarinet
  • Brian Walsh – clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Shane Aspegren– drums, percussion
  • Sarah Wass – flute
  • Myka Miller – oboe
  • Stefanie Drootin– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Oberst, except where noted.

  1. Clairaudients (Kill or Be Killed)
  2. Four Winds
  3. If the Brakeman Turns My Way – Conor Oberst, Jason Boesel
  4. Hot Knives
  5. Make a Plan to Love Me
  6. Soul Singer in a Session Band
  7. Classic Cars
  8. Middleman
  9. Cleanse Song
  10. No One Would Riot for Less
  11. Coat Check Dream Song – Conor Oberst, Nate Walcott
  12. I Must Belong Somewhere
  13. Lime Tree

 

On December 9, 2016.

On December 9, 2016, “Flower Moon Records” label released “In the Next Life” the sixth Maria Taylor studio album. It was recorded in 2016, in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nik Freitas and Maria Taylor.

Personnel:

  • Maria Taylor– lead vocals, guitar, piano, drums
  • Nik Freitas– guitar, keys, drums, bass, vocals, tambourine
  • Macey Taylor – vocals, bass, piano, banjo, guitar
  • Tiffany Osborn – violin, viola, glockenspiel
  • Conor Oberst, Louis Schefano, Joshua Radin, Ryan Dwyer, Morgan Nagler– vocals
  • Jake Bellows– vocals, guitar
  • Mike Bloom– lap steel
  • Nik Freitas– recording, engineer, mixing
  • Andy LeMaster, Mike Bloom– mixing
  • Louis Schefano– additional recordings

Track listing:

All tracks by Maria Taylor, except where noted.

  1. Home
  2. Free Song – Nik Freitas
  3. If Only
  4. There’s Only Now – Maria Taylor, Morgan Nagler
  5. While the Rest of Me Is Waking Up
  6. A Good Life
  7. It Will Find Me
  8. Just Once
  9. Flower Moon
  10. Pretty Scars

On August 13, 2002.

On August 13, 2002, “Saddle Creek” label released “Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground”, the fourth Bright Eyes album. It was recorded December 2001 – January 2002, at “Presto!”, in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was produced by Mike Mogis.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst– voice, guitar, piano, rhodes, organ
  • Mike Mogis– banjos, bells, hammered dulcimer, vibraphone, glockenspiel, mandolin, guitar, dobro, pedal steel
  • Matt Focht, Clint Schnase, Mike Sweeney– drums
  • Todd Baechle, Jenny Lewis, Blake Sennett, Choir – vocal harmonies
  • Andy LeMaster– vocal harmonies, electric guitar, keyboards
  • Clark Baechle– drums, clarinet
  • Clay Leverett – drums, vocal harmonies
  • Jiha Lee– flute, vocal harmonies
  • Chris Brooks – piano
  • Gretta Cohn– cello
  • Sean Cole– harmonica
  • Julee Dunekacke– French horn
  • Margaret Fish – bassoon
  • Orenda Fink– trumpet, vocal harmonies
  • Jason Flatowicz– trombone
  • Tiffany Kowalski– violin
  • Matt Maginn, Casey Scott– bass
  • Katie Muth– oboe
  • Ted Stevens– electric guitar
  • Maria Taylor– piano, organ, vocal harmonies

Track listing:

  1. The Big Picture
  2. Method Acting
  3. False Advertising
  4. You Will. You? Will. You? Will. You? Will
  5. Lover I Don’t Have to Love
  6. Bowl of Oranges
  7. Don’t Know When But a Day Is Gonna Come
  8. Nothing Gets Crossed Out
  9. Make War
  10. Waste of Paint
  11. From a Balance Beam
  12. Laura Laurent
  13. Let’s Not Shit Ourselves (To Love and to Be Loved)

On May 19, 2014.

On May 19, 2014, “Nonesuch” label released “Upside Down Mountain”, the sixth Conor Oberst studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Jonathan Wilson and Conor Oberst. The cover art is a painting by Ian Felice entitled “The Creation of the Bulls”.

Personnel:

  • Conor Oberst – vocals, guitar
  • Jonathan Wilson – vocals, guitars, percussion, keyboards, bass, drums, piano , organ, glockenspiel
  • Andy LeMaster – backup vocals, bass, guitar, voice, percussion, drums, keyboards
  • Cully Symington – drums – percussion
  • Klara Söderberg, Johanna Söderberg – vocals
  • Joshua Grange – pedal steel
  • Nate Walcott – trumpet, piano, organ, keyboard
  • Scott Vicroy – saxophone
  • Pete Madsen – trombone
  • Blake Mills– vocals, guitars, keyboards, percussion
  • Macey Taylor – bass
  • Orenda Fink – vocals
  • Ben Brodin – vibraphone
  • Leslie Fagan – flute
  • John Klinghammer – clarinet
  • Mike Mogis – pedal steel
  • Corina Figueroa Escamilla – vocals
  • Jason Boesel – drums
  • Omar Velasco – guitar
  • Corina Figureoa-Esamilla and Phillip Schaffart – backup vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Conor Oberst.

  1. Time Forgot
  2. Zigzagging Toward the Light
  3. Hundreds of Ways
  4. Artifact #1
  5. Lonely at the Top
  6. Enola Gay
  7. Double Life
  8. Kick
  9. Night at Lake Unknown
  10. You Are Your Mother’s Child
  11. Governor’s Ball
  12. Desert Island Questionnaire
  13. Common Knowledge