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The People's Key


Download links and information about The People's Key by Bright Eyes. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Electronica, Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 46:58 minutes.

Artist: Bright Eyes
Release date: 2011
Genre: Electronica, Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 10
Duration: 46:58
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No. Title Length
1. Firewall 7:16
2. Shell Games 3:55
3. Jejune Stars 4:10
4. Approximate Sunlight 4:24
5. Haile Selassie 4:33
6. A Machine Spiritual (In the People's Key) 4:20
7. Triple Spiral 3:50
8. Beginner's Mind 3:55
9. Ladder Song 3:58
10. One for You, One for Me 6:37



Conor Oberst had far too much weight put on him at an early age. He’s spent most of his career trying to diffuse expectations while still crafting music that speaks from his heart and soul. By recording with his Bright Eyes buddies — Nate Wolcott and Mike Mogis — Oberst quickly reaches the comfort zone. “Jejune Stars” and “Triple Spiral” capture Oberst’s ebullient bounce with cheesy keyboards and beats borrowed from an ‘80s new-wave disco ensemble. “Beginner’s Mind” adds even more reverb for a plush Depeche Mode-like dream. “Approximate Sunlight” turns to doom-laden, stripped-down indie rock with the crashing of radio waves opening the space. It’s a Midwestern indie-rock band’s interpretation of reggae. Rastafarian spiritual ideas can be heard laced throughout the album. “A Machine Spiritual (In the People’s Key)” is a futuristic Oberst recalling the Clash’s Joe Strummer during his Sandinista! period. Texas musician Randy Brewer contributes rambling spoken- word pieces that serve as dramatic devices, introducing the album’s “Firewall” and closing up “One for You, One for Me.”