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Watch: Conor Oberst Perform “Too Late to Fixate” on “The Late Late Show with James Corden”

Salutations Out Now via Nonesuch

May 11, 2017 Conor Oberst Bookmark and Share


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Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes released a new solo acoustic album, Ruminations, last fall via Nonesuch and in March he released a new companion album, Salutations, also via Nonesuch. It includes full-band versions of all of Ruminations’ 10 tracks, as well as seven new songs. Last night he stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to perform one of Salutations’ new songs, “Too Late to Fixate.” Oberst sat at the piano, with a harmonica around his neck, and performed the song with a full backing band. Watch it below, followed by his upcoming tour dates.

Previously Oberst shared a video for Salutations’ version of “A Little Uncanny,” as well as two other tracks from the album, “Napalm” and “Tachycardia,” and videos for “Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out” and “Barbary Coast (Later).”

Salutations was recorded at Malibu’s Shangri-la Studios and at Five Star Studios in Echo Park, Los Angeles. The Felice Brothers were Oberst’s backing band, along with legendary drummer Jim Keltner (who has worked with Neil Young, John Lennon, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, and others). Keltner co-produced the album with Oberst and it was engineered by Oberst’s longtime collaborator Andy LeMaster. Jim James, Blake Mills, Maria Taylor, M. Ward, Gillian Welch, Gus Seyffert, Pearl Charles, Nathaniel Walcott, and Jonathan Wilson all guest on the album.

One dollar from every ticket sold for his tour will benefit Planned Parenthood, via Plus 1.

Conor Oberst Tour Dates:

May:

11 Grass Valley, CA @ Grass Valley Center for the Arts
12 Oakland, CA @ The Fox %#
13 Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theater #
14 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory %
16 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto %
18 El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls %
19 Austin, TX @ ACL Live at The Moody Theater %#
20 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater %
21 McAllen, TX @ Cine El Rey %
23 Fayetteville, AR @ George’s Majestic Lounge %
24 Wichita, KS @ Orpheum Theater %
31 Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Hall*

June:

1 Nelsonville, OH @ Nelsonville Music Fest
2 Richmond, VA @ Friday Cheers Festival *
3 Norfolk, VA @ NorVa*
4 Wilmington, NC @ The Throne Theater *

July:

13 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room - Outside *
14 Springfield, OH @ Gillioz Theatre *
15 Birmingham, AL @ Sloss Music & Arts Festival
16 Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
17 Knoxville, TN @ The Mill & Mine
20 Brooklyn, NY @ Celebrate Brooklyn ^
21 Boston, MA @ The House of Blues +
22 Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall +
23 Portsmouth, NH @ Prescott Park Arts Festival +
26 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club +
28 Camden, NJ @ XPoNential Festival with Wilco and Hop Along

September:

1 Bellingham, WA @ The Wild Buffalo
3 Portland, OR @ Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre
5 Billings, MT @ Pub Station Ballroom
7 St Paul, MN @ Palace Theater
8 Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater
9 Chicago, IL @ The Riviera
12 Ithaca, NY @ The State Theatre
13 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
14 Buffalo, NY @ Asbury Hall at Babeville
15 Pittsburgh, PA @ Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
16 Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theater
17 Bloomington, IL @ Castle Theater

* Big Thief support
% Phoebe Bridgers support
^ Hop Along and Big Thief support
+ Hop Along
# Julien Baker

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