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Mar 18, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) recently teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and in January they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Last night the dynamic duo performed in Seattle and during their set they covered a song by hometown heroes Death Cab for Cutie. The song in question was "Title and Registration," from Death Cab's 2003 classic Transatlanticism. More

Mar 15, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) recently teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and in January they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Last night the dynamic duo stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to perform the album's "Sleepwalkin'." More

Better Oblivion Community Center (Phoebe Bridgers + Conor Oberst) Share “Dylan Thomas” Video

Video Directed by Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner; Tour Dates Announced

Jan 29, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) have teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and last week they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans. Now the duo has shared a video for "Dylan Thomas." Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner directed the clip, which features Bridgers and Oberst attend a weird cult-like party. The band have also announced their first tour dates. More

Jan 28, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) have teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and last week they surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans (it's out on CD/vinyl February 22). On Saturday they stopped by CBS This Morning to perform three songs from the album: "Dylan Thomas," "Didn't Know What I Was In For," and "My City." More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Yak, Vampire Weekend, HÆLOS, Jenny Lewis, and More

Plus Rose Elinor Dougall, Foals, Florence + the Machine, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 25, 2019

This was a helluva week for new music. Monday was fairly quiet due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, but Foals officially announced two albums and shared a cinematic video for a new song. More

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst Surprise Release Album as Better Oblivion Community Center

Better Oblivion Community Center Out Now via Dead Oceans; Watch them Perform “Dylan Thomas” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Jan 24, 2019

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes) have teamed up as the new band Better Oblivion Community Center and have surprise released their self-titled debut album via Dead Oceans (it's out on CD/vinyl February 22). Last night they stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to announce the project and perform the album's "Dylan Thomas." More



Reviews

Better Oblivion Community Center

Better Oblivion Community Center

Dead Oceans

Jan 28, 2019

Coming off the back of one of the best albums of 2017 (Stranger in the Alps) and her lauded side-band boygenius with Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers launches wholeheartedly into another meeting of the minds here with Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst as Better Oblivion Community CenterMore