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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Conor Oberst Announces First Solo Album In 13 Years

Its been 13 years since Conor Oberst has released an album he can call all his own...but 2008 will change that.

During January and February of 2008, Oberst packed up and went to Mexico to record with a special band named the Mystic Valley Band. A temporary studio was created in a mountain villa called Valle Místico on the outskirts of Tepoztlán, Morelos where the band and Oberst were often not aware of the time of the day.

Conor Oberst will be released in August. Here is the track listing:

1. Cape Canaveral
2. Sausalito
3. Get-Well-Cards
4. Lenders In The Temple
5. Danny Callahan
6. I Don’t Want To Die (In The Hospital)
7. Eagle On A Pole
8. Moab
9. NYC – Gone, Gone
10. Valle Místico (Ruben's Song)
11. Souled Out!!!
12. Milk Thistle

Oberst will also be taking the record on the road with the Mystic Valley Band. Dates are as follows:

22 - Leeds Festival, UK
24 - Reading Festival, UK
29-31 - Connect Festival, Scotland
31 - Electric Picnic, Ireland

12 - End of the Road Festival, UK
27 - ACL Music Festival, Austin TX

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