Conor Oberst - "Hundreds of Ways" (stream)

by Scott Recker

12 February 2014

Bright Eyes frontman releases a freewheeling, genre-jumping single from his forthcoming solo album.

A rich country-infused, Caribbean-splashed folk-rock track, “Hundreds of Ways” is the first single off Conor Oberst’s forthcoming album Upside Down Mountain, which will drop on May 20. As it moves and breaks, the genre-jumping gem is deeply wordy, yet incredibly driving. In support of the new record, he hits the road in May. According to Oberst’s website, Dawes will open and act as his backing band during the tour. The dates are below.

05-08 Saxapahaw, NC - Haw River Ballroom

05-09 Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel

05-10 Atlanta, GA - Shaky Knees Festival

05-11 Charleston, SC - Charleston Music Hall

05-13 Ponte Vedra, FL - Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

05-14 Orlando, FL - The Beacham

05-16 Gulf Shores, AL - The Hangout Festival

05-17 Chattanooga, TN - Track 29

05-22 Westbury, NY - The Space at Westbury

05-23 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club

05-24 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club

05-25 Munhall, PA - Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead

05-27 Cincinnati, OH - Taft Theatre

05-29 Chicago, IL - Metro

05-30 Chicago, IL - Metro

05-31 Milwaukee, WI - Pabst Theater

06-01 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue

06-02 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue

06-04 Omaha, NE - Sokol Auditorium

06-05 Columbia, MO - The Blue Note

06-06 Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium

06-07 Lexington, KY - Buster’s

07-29 New York, NY - Central Park SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield

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