15 Reasons You Totally Looked Up To Conor Oberst In High School
Sure, listening to Bright Eyes made you sad sometimes. But more often, it just made you feel completely understood.
1. He's sensitive.
Like, reeeeeeally sensitive.
The "way too introspective" kind of sensitive.
2. He fronts the one band teens and critics can agree on.
3. He's literally a poetic genius.
Now a mother takes loans out, sends her kids off to colleges.
Her family's reduced to names on a shopping list.
While, a coroner kneels beneath a great, wooden crucifix.
He knows there's worse things than being alone.
And so I've learned to retreat at the first sign of danger.
I mean, why wait around, if it's just to surrender?
An ambition, I've found, can lead only to failure.
I do not read the reviews.
No, I am not singing for you.
- Let's Not Shit Ourselves (To Love or To be Loved)