Bright Eyes discography

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Bright Eyes discography

Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes performing in 2005
Releases
Studio albums 9
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 2
EPs 5
Singles 15
Music videos 11
Splits and collaborations 12
Compilation appearances 19

The following is a detailed discography of the band Bright Eyes.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
1998 A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995–1997
Letting Off the Happiness
  • Released: November 2, 1998
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-23)
  • Formats: CD, LP
2000 Fevers and Mirrors
  • Released: May 29, 2000
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-32)
  • Formats: CD, LP
2002 Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground
  • Released: August 13, 2002
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-46)
  • Formats: CD, LP
161 138
A Christmas Album
  • Released: Late 2002
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-48)
  • Formats: CD, LP
2005 I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
  • Released: January 25, 2005
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-72)
  • Formats: CD, LP
10 23 93
Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
  • Released: January 25, 2005
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-73)
  • Formats: CD, LP
15 43 130
2007 Cassadaga
  • Released: April 10, 2007
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-103)
  • Formats: CD, LP
4 13 40
2011 The People's Key
  • Released: February 15, 2011
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-158)
  • Formats: CD, LP
13 46 55
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions
US UK
2005 Motion Sickness: Live Recordings

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions
US
[1]
UK
[2]
2003 Vinyl Box Set
  • Released: September 9, 2003
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-53)
  • Formats: 7xLP box set
2006 Noise Floor (Rarities: 1998–2005)
  • Released: October 24, 2006
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-99)
  • Formats: CD, 2xLP
107 155

Extended plays[edit]

Year EP details
1999 Every Day and Every Night
  • Released: November 1, 1999
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-30)
  • Formats: 12-inch, CD
2000 Don't Be Frightened of Turning the Page
  • Released: September 21, 2000
  • Labels: Bad News (BNCP-43)
    62TV Records (62 TV 29448)/Les Disques Mange-Tout (LDMTCD009)
  • Format: CD issued only in Japan and Europe
2002 There Is No Beginning to the Story
  • Released: May 6, 2002
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-45)
  • Formats: 12-inch, CD
2007 Four Winds
  • Released: March 6, 2007
  • Label: Saddle Creek Records (JBL-101)
  • Formats: 12-inch, CD
2011 Live Recordings
  • Released: July 4, 2011
  • Label: Polydor Records (2777039)
  • Format: CD issued only in Europe

Splits and collaborations[edit]

Year Release Other artist(s) Label Format(s)
1997 Bright Eyes / Squad Car 96 Squad Car 96 H. Records (RAV011/AMV007) 7-inch
1999 Too Much of a Good Thing is a Good Thing Books Vanishing Act (VA-002) 7-inch
2000 Bright Eyes vs Her Space Holiday Her Space Holiday Wichita Recordings (WEBB005S) 7-inch, CD
Insound Tour Support Series No. 12 Son, Ambulance Insound (INS12) CD
2001 Oh Holy Fools: The Music of Son, Ambulance & Bright Eyes Son, Ambulance Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-34) 12-inch, CD
Mote/Dust The Faint Gold Standard Labs (GSL-47) 12-inch
2002 Collaboration Series No. 1 The Album Leaf Better Looking Records (BLR005) 7-inch
Home Volume IV: Bright Eyes & Britt Daniel Britt Daniel (of Spoon) Post-Parlo Records (PPR1004) CD
Bright Eyes with Rilo Kiley & Sorry About Dresden Rilo Kiley, Sorry About Dresden Devil in the Woods (DIW #55) 7-inch
2004 One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels Neva Dinova Crank! Records (CRC40) 10-inch, CD
2006 Super Furry Animals / Bright Eyes Super Furry Animals, Danger Mouse Saddle Creek Records (DM-01) 7-inch promo
2010 One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels (reissue) Neva Dinova Saddle Creek Records (LBJ-145) 12-inch, CD

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album
US Singles UK
2000 "Motion Sickness" Non-album singles
2001 "I Will Be Grateful for This Day..."
"Drunk Kid Catholic" 109
2002 "Lover I Don't Have to Love" 95 Lifted or the Story Is in the Soil...
2004 "Lua" 1[4] 80 I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
"Take It Easy (Love Nothing)" 2[4] 78 Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
2005 "When the President Talks to God" Non-album single
"First Day of My Life" 37 I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
"Easy/Lucky/Free" 42 Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
2007 "Susan Miller Rag" Non-album single
"Four Winds" 57 Cassadaga
"Hot Knives"
2010 "Shell Games" The People's Key
2011 "Singularity" Non-album single
"Jejune Stars" The People's Key
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Director
2002 "Bowl of Oranges" Cat Solen
"Lover I Don't Have to Love" James Frost
2005 "Lua" Jason Kulbel
"First Day of My Life" John Cameron Mitchell
"Easy/Lucky/Free" Lily Thorne
"At the Bottom of Everything" Cat Solen
2007 "Four Winds" Patrick Daughters
"Hot Knives" Patrick Daughters
"I Must Belong Somewhere" Asako Masunouchi
2011 "Shell Games" Nik Fackler
"Jejune Stars" Lance Acord

Compilation appearances[edit]

Year Song(s) Album Label
1998 "Falling Out of Love at This Volume"
"A Celebration Upon Completion"
Saddle Creek Records, A Sampler Saddle Creek Records
1999 "Pioneer's Park (August 17th, 1997)" Commercial Food (Processor) Unread Records
2000 "Arienette" Clooney Tunes Fierce Panda Records
"The City Has Sex" U.S. Pop Life Vol. 2 / Fanfare of 2000!! Contact Records
"The Calendar Hung Itself" Holiday Matinee CD Compilation Vol. 2 Better Looking Records
"Have You Ever Heard of Jandek Before?" Naked in the Afternoon: A Tribute to Jandek Summersteps Records
"Act of Contrition" Second Thoughts Silent Film Soundtracks
"If Winter Ends" Songs For A Crimson Eggtree Earworm Records
"It's Cool, We Can Still Be Friends" Transmission One: Tea at the Palaz of Hoon Hozomeen Press
2002 "Entry Way Song" The Amos House Collection Volume II Wishing Tree Records
"Bowl of Oranges" Gone Fishin'... 3 Years Later Wichita Recordings
"Metal Firecracker" (Lucinda Williams) As Yet No Title Unread Records
"Lover I Don't Have to Love" Rough Trade Shops Counter Culture 2002 Rough Trade Records
2003 "Something Vague"
"One Foot in Front of the Other"
Saddle Creek 50 Saddle Creek Records
"Trees Get Wheeled Away" Lost & Found Volume 1 Lost Highway Records
2004 "Arienette" Decade: Ten Years of Fierce Panda Fierce Panda Records
"Devil Town" (Daniel Johnston) The Late Great Daniel Johnston: Discovered Covered Gammon Records
2005 "Napoleon's Hat" Lagniappe: A Saddle Creek Benefit for Hurricane Katrina Relief Saddle Creek Records
2009 "Papa Was a Rodeo" (The Magnetic Fields) Score! 20 Years of Merge Records: The Covers! Merge Records
2011 "Were Going to Be Friends" (The White Stripes) Lunch Box Fund

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bright Eyes - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 23 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Bright Eyes chart positions in the UK:
  3. ^ Bright Eyes chart positions in Australia:
  4. ^ a b Caulfield, Keith. Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Bright Eyes, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Natasha Bedingfield and RIAA certifications. Billboard, November 2004. Retrieved on 2 September 2013.

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