[Jandek] Re: Bright Eyes

John Eastridge johneastridge at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 22 12:02:44 PST 2004

i was once listening to the first bright eyes album (collection of songs 
95-97) and my roommate asked me "is this your man in texas?" refering of 
course to jandek! i had played him some jandek before and i found it 
interesting that he made that link.

bright eyes are easy to hate but they have really good songs and jewish art 
students who listen to a lot of MF Doom think their early work sounds like 

>My 14-year-old niece listens to Bright Eyes. He's
>OK but his shtick is far too specious and self-pitying
>for my taste. He really is pretentious whereas Jandek
>rarely displays a similar level guile.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Ross Em" <indiejanglefunkterrorist at yahoo.co.uk>
>To: <jandek at mylist.net>
>Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 7:18 AM
>Subject: [Jandek] Re: Bright Eyes
> > Have any of you heard of the band Bright Eyes?  Their
> > lead singer Conor Oberst is a huge Jandek fan and
> > recorded a piece called "Have you ever heard of
> > Jandek?" which involved him asking Joe Randoms on the
> > street if they had ever heard of him.
> > You should check out Bright Eyes, they're awesome.
> > Ross
> >
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