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Video: Bright Eyes Live at SXSW

Trying to get into a Bright Eyes show at SXSW is just about as brutal as trying to win a seat to the 3:30 am Kanye show.  Even attempting to stand in a line that wrapped around the building for a few hours to “maybe” get in doesn’t sound like a dream show.   The “pop-up” show started a couple hours later than expected and the poor, shaky legs of the mostly teeny boppers got a free glass of wine, if they were old enough, to ease their pain.   For most of us that missed it, here is the almost 45-minute variety set courtesy of AOL and Spinner Interface including fan favorites “Take It Easy”, “Bowl of Oranges”, “Poison Oak” and “The Calendar Hung Itself…”

Setlist:

  1. An Attempt To Tip The Scales (Fevers & Mirrors 2000)
  2. Hot Knives (Cassadaga 2007)
  3. Take It Easy (Digital Ash In a Digital Urn 2005)
  4. Jejune Stars (The People’s Key 2011)
  5. Falling Out Of Love At This Volume (A Collection of Songs Written and Recorded 1995-1997)
  6. Beginner’s Mind (The People’s Key 2011)
  7. Bowl of Oranges (LIFTED Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground 2002)
  8. Poison Oak (I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning 2005)
  9. The Calendar Hung Itself… (Fevers & Mirrors  2000)
  10. Road to Joy (I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning 2005)

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