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At age 13, Conor Oberst released his first album, Water, and began performing in clubs. ∙ Bright Eyes’ debut, A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995-1997, featured tracks that Oberst felt weren’t a good fit for his previous band, Commander Venus. ∙ Their album I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning made Rolling Stone, Spin, and Time’s 2005 best-of lists. ∙ The band’s music has appeared in such TV series as Friday Night Lights, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Walking Dead. ∙ Oberst is a member of two supergroups: Better Oblivion Community Center (with Phoebe Bridgers) and Monsters of Folk (with Jim James, M. Ward, and Mike Mogis). ∙ Band members Mike Mogis and Nate Walcott composed the score for the award-winning film The Fault in Our Stars. ∙ In 2003, Oberst launched the indie record label Team Love, which is home to The Felice Brothers, Jenny Lewis, and Shudder to Think.

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