Song of the Day: "No One Would Riot for Less," Bright Eyes

A preview of the new Bright Eyes album.


Salon Staff
March 27, 2007 11:01AM (UTC)

A couple weeks back, we gave you a track from a Bright Eyes EP. That was just an appetizer. Now we've got something from the main course for you to feast your ears on. "No One Would Riot for Less" comes from "Cassadaga," due out April 10, and it's a typically fraught Bright Eyes production. Our leaders are corrupt, our hearts are breaking and it's hard to see the light. Bright Eyes main man Conor Oberst lays it on thick, but there's hardly anybody else I can think of who seems to come by such intensely felt emotions so naturally. And sentiment aside, the song is a downright lovely and cinematic bit of folk rock.

-- David Marchese

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