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Bright Eyes, Brian Eno, Cream

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Bright Eyes, Brian Eno, Cream

Bright Eyes, Brian Eno, Cream

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The pre-teen sister duo Smoosh; Self-professed has been William Shatner; Dream pop veterans Luna; A reissued classic from Cream; Bluegrass revivalist Alison Krauss; Great unknown mandolinist Sam Bartlett; Ambient rock pioneer, producer Brian Eno; and Socially conscious anthem rock from U2. Featured Artist: Bright Eyes.

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Bright Eyes, Brian Eno, Cream

Take It Easy (Love Nothing)

Take It Easy (Love Nothing)

  • from Digital Ash in a Digital Urn
  • by Bright Eyes

Bright Eyes is the vehicle for singer/songwriter Conor Oberst, an Omaha native and prolific songwriter. This track was initially released on an EP and will be part of a full-length CD due in early 2005.

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Lua

Lua

  • from I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
  • by Bright Eyes

This is from another Bright Eyes EP released in 2004 and will also be featured on yet another full length CD scheduled for release in early 2005.

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She Like Electric

Pygmy Motorcycle

  • from She Like Electric
  • by Smoosh

Smoosh are two sisters from Seattle. Chloe is just 10 years old and Asya is 12. They write and perform their own songs and have already found themselves opening for well-known acts like Pearl Jam and Death Cab For Cutie.

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Has Been

Common People

  • from Has Been
  • by William Shatner

Best known as Captain Kirk from the TV sci-fi classic "Star Trek," William Shatner on this album shares some of his original poetry set to music and performs several cover tunes, including this song by the band Pulp.

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Rendezvous

Malibu Love Nest

  • from Rendezvous
  • by Luna

Members of Luna say this is their last album. It comes after more than a decade of making quintessential dream pop - atmospheric rock with languid, sonic landscapes.

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Disraeli Gears

Tales of Brave Ulysses

  • from Disraeli Gears
  • by Cream

This remastered release of Cream's classic Disraeli Gears comes amid rumors of a reunion tour for the classic British rockers.

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Lonely Runs Both Ways

Gravity

  • from Lonely Runs Both Ways
  • by Alison Krauss & Union Station

This is Alison Krauss' 10th album with Union Station on Rounder Records, a label she first signed with when she was just 14 years old.

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Evil Diane

Rumblestrip

  • from Evil Diane
  • by Sam Bartlett

Sam Bartlett is a little-known but gifted mandolin player from Indiana with an equally gifted backup band.

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Here Come the Warm Jets

Baby's on Fire

  • from Here Come the Warm Jets
  • by Brian Eno

Experimental rock pioneer and producer Brian Eno first released this ground-breaking album in 1973. This debut solo release after leaving Roxy Music is now being rereleased.

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How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb

Love and Peace or Else

  • from How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb [Bonus Track]
  • by U2

After a period of experimenting with electronics -- and nearly a quarter of a century since their first release -- U2 on their latest CD return to the straight ahead rock sound from their earliest days.

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