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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 June 8, 2010.

On June 8, 2010, “One Heaven Music” label released “Take a Vacation!” the debut  Young Veins album. It was recorded June – September 2009, at “Castle Oak Studios” and “Sunset Sound Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Rob Mathes and Alex Greenwald.

Personnel:

  • Ryan Ross– vocals, guitars, percussion
  • Jon Walker– vocals, guitars, bass guitars, percussion
  • Alex Greenwald– backing vocals, lead guitars, bass guitars, wurlitzer, harmonium, stylophone, percussion
  • Eric Ronick – backing vocals, keyboards
  • Than Luu – backing vocals, drums, percussion
  • Jason Boesel– drums, percussion
  • Z Berg, Michael Runion, Danny Fujikawa, Michael Fujikawa – vocals
  • Kevin Harp – engineer, mixing
  • Joshua Blanchard, Morgan Stratton – assistant engineer
  • Fred Kevorkian – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ryan Ross and Jon Walker except where noted.

  1. Change
  2. Take a Vacation
  3. Cape Town
  4. Maybe I Will, Maybe I Won’t
  5. Young Veins (Die Tonight) – Ryan Ross, Danny Fujikawa
  6. Everyone But You
  7. The Other Girl
  8. Dangerous Blues
  9. Defiance
  10. Lie to the Truth
  11. Heart of Mine