Bright Eyes on the ŽNoise FloorŪ

Published: 2006-07-21
Conor Oberst and Co. are getting ready to release a record of rarities before their next new album.

In 2005 Bright Eyes released three records, two LP's and an album of live recordings. In January the band, fronted by Conor Oberst, released two albums simultaneously I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning and Digital Ash In a Digital Urn with two unique styles.

At the end of the year the band released Motion Sickness a compilation of live tunes from his past tour.

Noise Floor, which is due out October 24, features a mess of rarities and unreleased tracks from 1998-2005. Though the record will be released on CD and vinyl, some tunes will only be available on the vinyl version.

Here are all the tracks (*on vinyl version only):

"Mirrors and Fevers" (Don't Be Frightened of Turning The Page EP - 2000)
"I Will Be Grateful for This Day" (Sub Pop Singles Club 7" - 2001)
"Trees Get Wheeled Away" (Lost & Found, Volume 1 compilation - 2003)
"Drunk Kid Catholic" ("3 Hit Songs From Bright Eyes" UK single - 2003)
"Spent on Rainy Days" (Home Series on Post Parlo Records - 2002)
"The Vanishing Act" ("Too Much of a Good Thing" 7" - 1999)
"Soon You Will Be Leaving Your Man" ("Motion Sickness" 7" - 2000)
"Blue Angels Air Show" (DIW Magazine 7" - 2002)
"Weather Reports" (Unreleased 7" with M. Ward)
"Seashell Tale" (Unreleased 7" with M. Ward)
"Bad Blood" (Album Leaf split 7" - 2001)
"Amy in the White Coat" (Vinyl-only B-side on the No Beginning to the Story EP - 2002)
"Devil Town" (The Late Great Daniel Johnston compilation - 2004)
"I've Been Eating (For You)" ("3 New Hit Songs From Bright Eyes" - UK single - 2001)
"Happy Birthday to Me (Feb. 15)" ("3 New Hit Songs From Bright Eyes" - UK single - 001)
"Motion Sickness" ("Motion Sickness" 7" - 2000)
"Act of Contrition" (Second Thoughts compilation - 2000) *
"Hungry for a Holiday" (Album Leaf split 7" - 2001) *
"When the Curious Girl Realizes She Is Under Glass Again" (Sub Pop singles club 7" - 2001) *
"Entry Way Song" (Amos House Vol. 2 compilation 2002) *
"It's Cool, We Can Still Be Friends" (Transmission One: Tea At The Palaz of Hoon compilation - 2000) *

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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