Bright Eyes Appear On ‘The Late Late Show’

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Bright Eyes appeared as musical guests on the latest episode of The Late Late Show With James Corden. The group played a song from their new album, Down In The Weeds, Where The World Once Was, and frontman Conor Oberst remotely chatted from his home in Omaha, Nebraska with host James Corden.

Bright Eyes performed “Pan And Broom,” one of 14 songs on the new album which was the band’s first since 2011. Oberst was joined by core Bright Eyes members Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott, along with with drummer Jon Theodore of Queens Of The Stone Age, bassist Anna Butterss and backing vocalists Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig of Lucius.

Corden’s interview with Oberst touched on his relationships with Mogis and Walcott and how they stayed in touch during the nine years between the release of their two most recent albums. Oberst also talked about what it’s like to have other musicians like Mac Miller cover his songs, how he is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, staying creatively engaged during the lockdown and more.

Watch Bright Eyes perform “Pan And Broom” and Oberst’s interview below:

Pan And Broom

Interview

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