I just want to say that Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst is warm yellow light that shines all over me.
I’ve never had a strong desire to make out with a girl before, that is, until last night. Last night, Saturday night, that glorious Saturday night… I wanted to give Lilly a *big* kiss when she told me we were going to the House of Blues to see the Bright Eyes show.
I was blown away. I think I hyperventilated for about 10 minutes before moving on to the hysterical giddiness/unabashed ranting/wide-eyed wonderment stage, which I am still experiencing now 12 hours after the show.
The show was AMAZING. Conor Oberst is a musical genius with a fantastic stage presence. I totally have a crush.
He mostly played songs from Wide Awake It’s Morning, but he did an encore called “When the President Talks to God” that I hadn’t heard before. Serious and political, he fairly spit the lyrics, signaling his disgust with the current regime. The crowd went crazy. The song is available for free at iTunes and I highly recommend you download it. (And if you’d like to spend $.99 on a little piece of heaven, be sure to purchase “The First Day of My Life” as well).
And because I haven’t said it enough, I LOVE BRIGHT EYES. Thank you so much Lil!