"First Day of My Life" is a single from the album I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning by the American band Bright Eyes, released on March 21, 2005. The song reached number 37 on the UK Singles Chart, and at least number 21 on the UK Indie Chart in 2009. The video was directed by John Cameron Mitchell.
The song was listed at #266 on Pitchfork Media's "Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s".
It can be heard in the 2007 film Elvis and Anabelle and the film The Bubble. It was also featured in the episode of NBC's Chuck (Season 4 Episode 23) titled "Chuck Versus the Last Details". It was also used in a 2012 Zillow commercial.
James Corden selected this song as one of his favorite on Radio 4's "Desert Island Discs".
- "First Day of My Life" (Conor Oberst)
- "When the President Talks to God" (Oberst)
- "True Blue" (Oberst)
- Conor Oberst - voice, guitar, keyboards and piano on track 3
- Jesse Harris - guitar
- Tim Luntzel - bass