Bright Flight

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Bright Flight
Studio album by Silver Jews
Released November 20, 2001
Recorded Hum Depot, Berry Hill, TN
Genre Indie rock
Length 35:18
Label Drag City
Producer Mark Nevers
Silver Jews chronology
American Water
Bright Flight
Tanglewood Numbers
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10) 11/29/2001
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars 2/28/2002

Bright Flight is the fourth full-length studio album by indie-rock group Silver Jews.

"Tennessee" was chosen as the title track for an EP that also included "Long Long Gone," "I'm Gonna Love The Hell Out of You," and the brief "Turn Your Guns Around."


The album was included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by David Berman, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Slow Education"   3:07
2. "Room Games and Diamond Rain"   4:34
3. "Time Will Break the World"   3:17
4. "I Remember Me"   5:32
5. "Horseleg Swastikas"   3:20
6. "Transylvania Blues"   3:03
7. "Let's Not and Say We Did"   2:59
8. "Tennessee"   4:10
9. "Friday Night Fever"
10. "Death of an Heir of Sorrows"   2:35
Total length: 35:18


  1. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (23 March 2010). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 978-0-7893-2074-2.