Bright Eyes Sets 2022 Tour Dates and Expansive Reissue/Re-Recorded Album Series


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Long-running indie band Bright Eyes announced an extensive set of tour dates on Tuesday that will keep the Conor Oberst-led group quite busy for much of the rest of the year.

The news came paired with even more exciting plans from the band, which moved its entire recording catalog to the Secretly Group last year. In commemoration of that partnership, Bright Eyes will reissue all nine of its studio albums as a ‘Companion’ series.

Per a news release, that means:

The album reissue series will be partnered with the release of a Companion EP of five new recordings of songs contained on the original release plus a cover version from an artist they found particularly inspiring at the time of the original recording. The Companion series gives Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott a chance to revisit some of their earlier material and re-work it entirely – with the occasional addition of some talented friends. This ambitious project will see the release of 54 new recordings over the coming year.

Pre-orders are up for the reissues — click here for more. 

As a preview of the reissue/re-recording project, Bright Eyes shared three new recordings from the project. Here’s “Falling Out of Love At This Volume”:

Here’s “Contrast And Compare” (feat. Waxahatchee):

And, finally, here’s “Haligh, Haligh, A Lie, Haligh” (feat. Phoebe Bridgers):

Here are those tour dates (more info at the band’s official site):

03-23 St. Paul, MN – Palace Theatre
03-24 Milwaukee, WI – The Riverside Theater
03-25 Madison, WI – The Sylvee
03-26 Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre
03-27 Detroit, MI – The Cathedral Theatre at the Masonic
03-29 Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room
03-30 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
03-31 Louisville, KY – Paristown Hall
04-01 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
04-02 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre
04-03 Columbus, OH – Express Live!
04-05 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
04-06 Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre
04-07 Boston, MA – Roadrunner
04-08 Philadelphia, PA – The Met
04-09 Washington, D.C. – The Anthem
04-10 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
05-19 Oklahoma City, OK – The Jones Assembly
05-20 Dallas, TX – The Factory in Deep Ellum
05-21 Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater
05-22 Houston, TX – The Lawn at White Oak Music Hall
05-23 New Orleans, LA – Orpheum Theater
05-25 Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall
05-26 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
05-27 Miami Beach, FL – Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater
05-28 St Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre
05-29 Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
05-31 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore Charlotte
06-01 Cincinatti, OH – Brady Music Center
06-02 Richmond, VA – Brown’s Island
06-03 Ashbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summerstage
06-04 New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
06-05 Lafayette, NY – Beak and Skiff Apple Orchards
06-15 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
06-16 Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
06-17 Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
06-18 Troutdale, OR – McMenamin’s Edgefield Amphitheatre
06-20 San Francisco, CA – The Masonic
06-23 Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
06-24 San Diego, CA – Soma
06-25 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
06-28 Salt Lake City, UT – The Union
06-30 Denver, CO – The Mission Ballroom
07-01 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
07-02 Omaha, NE – The Admiral
07-03 Omaha, NE -The Admiral
08-12 Oslo, Norway – Øyafestivalen 2022
08-14 Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega
08-16 Hamburg, Germany – Fabrik
08-17 Prague, Czech Republic – Lucerna Music Bar
08-19 Berlin, Germany – Tempodrom
08-20 Franffurt, Germany – Batschkapp
08-22 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
08-23 Cologne, Germany – Carlswerk Victoria
08-25 Vienna, Austria – Arena Open Air
08-26 Munich, Germany – Muffathalle
08-27 Zurich, Switzerland – X-Tra
08-30 London, England – Eventim Apollo
08-31 Manchester, England – O2 Apollo
09-01 Dublin, Ireland – Vicar Street
09-05 Birmingham, England – O2 Institute Birmingham
09-06 Glasgow, Scotland – Barrowland

And full track listings for the upcoming releases:

A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995-1997: A Companion

1) “Driving Fast Through A Big City At Night”

2) “Solid Jackson”

3) “A Celebration Upon Completion”

4) “Falling Out of Love At This Volume”

5) “Exaltation On A Cool Kitchen Floor”

6) “Double Joe” (Simon Joyner cover)

Letting Off The Happiness: A Companion

1) “The Difference In The Shades”

2) “The City Has Sex (feat. Waxahatchee)”

3) “Contrast And Compare (feat. Waxahatchee)”

4) “Kathy With A K’s Song (feat. M Ward)”

5) “St. Ides Heaven (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)” (Elliott Smith cover)

6) “June On The West Coast (feat. Becky Stark)”

Fevers and Mirrors: A Companion

1) “Haligh, Haligh, A Lie, Haligh (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)”

2) “A Scale, A Mirror, And Those Indifferent Clocks (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)”

3) “Arienette”

4) “Hypnotist (Song for Daniel H)” (Lullaby For The Working Class cover)

5) “When The Curious Girl Realizes She Is Under Glass (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)”

6) “A Spindle, A Darkness, A Fever, And A Necklace (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)”

A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995-1997

1) “The Invisible Gardener”

2) “Patient Hope In New Snow”

3) “Saturday As Usual”

4) “Falling Out of Love At This Volume”

5) “Exaltation On A Cool Kitchen Floor”

6) “The Awful Sweetness Of Escaping Sweat”

7) “Puella Quam Amo Est Pulchra”

8) “Driving Fast Through A Big City At Night”

9) “How Many Lights Do You See?”

10) “I Watched You Taking Off”

11) “A Celebration Upon Completion”

12) “Emily, Sing Something Sweet”

13) “All Of The Truth”

14) “One Straw”

15) “Lila”

16) “A Few Minutes On Friday”

17) “Supriya”

18) “Solid Jackson

19) “Feb. 15th”

20) “The ‘Feel Good’ Revolution”

Letting Off The Happiness

1) “If Winter Ends”

2) “Padraic My Prince”

3) “Contrast And Compare”

4) “The City Has Sex”

5) “The Difference In The Shades”

6) “Touch”

7) “June On The West Coast”

8) “Pull My Hair”

9) “A Poetic Retelling Of An Unfortunate Seduction”

10) “Tereza And Tomas”

Fevers and Mirrors

1) “A Spindle, A Darkness, A Fever, And A Necklace”

2) “A Scale, A Mirror, And Those Indifferent Clocks”

3) “The Calendar Hung Itself…”

4) “Something Vague”

5) “The Movement Of A Hand”

6) “Arienette”

7) “When The Curious Girl Realizes She Is Under Glass”

8) “Haligh, Haligh, A Lie, Haligh”

9) “The Center Of The World”

10) “Sunrise, Sunset”

11) “An Attempt To Tip The Scales”

12) “A Song To Pass The Time”



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